TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury collision on Hardesty Road
Date of News Release: 05/21/2011
(Springfield, Ky.) -- Trooper Fred Cornett is investigating a collision that occurred at 6:25 a.m., 3 miles West of Willisburg. A 1999 Chev Van was traveling Westbound on Hardesty Road when the vehicle dropped off the left side of the roadway, traveled down an embankment, overturned, coming to rest in a creek. A 16 year old operator and three other juvenile passengers were in the vehicle. The operator and two passengers were not injured and were wearing their seat belts. A third passenger who was not wearing a seat belt was transported by private vehicle to Flaget Hospital in Bardstown where they were treated and released.
Trooper Cornett was assisted at the scene by Washington County EMS and Willisburg Fire Department.