TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury collision on Eastridge Cemetery Road
Date of News Release: 12/17/2010
(Columbia, Ky.) -- Trooper Ricky Underwood is investigating a single vehicle collision that occurred Friday morning @ 08:40am CST, 5 miles North of Knifley on Eastridge Cemetery Road. Candace Allen, age 26 of Knifley was traveling South on Eastridge Cemetery Road in a 2003 KIA RIO when she failed to negotiate a curve, due to icy road conditions she left the roadway and struck a tree. Ms. Allen stated she was wearing a seatbelt and refused treatment. A passenger in the vehicle, 3 yr old, Alyssa Fulkerson of Knifley was not in a child restraint seat; she was airlifted to Kosair Children's Hospital.
Trooper Underwood was assisted at the scene by the Taylor County Sheriff's Department and Taylor County EMS/Rescue.