Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Injury collision on Hodgenville Road
Date of News Release: 12/19/2010
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) –- On December 19, 2010 at 6:29 P.M. local time Kentucky State Police Post 4 responded to a call of an injury accident in the 2300 block of Kentucky highway 210. Robert Townsend age 74 of Elizabethtown was operating a 1999 Nissan Altima, leaving a residence at 2332 Hodgenville Road. As Mr. Townsend pulled onto Hodgenville Road or Kentucky Highway 210, he failed to yield the right of way to a 2007 Honda Pilot traveling westbound operated by Lindsey Driscoll, age 24 of Elizabethtown. Ms. Driscoll was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Hardin County Ambulance Service with minor injuries. Mr. Townsend was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Hardin County Ambulance Service to Hardin Memorial Hospital, and later Flown to University Hospital in Louisville with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The accident is being investigated by Trooper Kevin Warrell.