TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision on US 127 in Russell County
Date of News Release: 07/08/2012
(RUSSELL SPRINGS, Ky.) –- Tpr. Mike Woodrum is investigating a collision that occurred on Friday, July 6 at 3:00 PM CST on US 0127, 4 miles north of Russell Springs. 68-year-old James Butler of Russell Springs was traveling north on US 0127, operating a 2006 Toyota. Butler struck a 2006 Honda that was parked in the northbound emergency lane of US 0127.
The Honda was operated by 27-year-old Gilberto Cantoran of Russell Springs. He was belted at the time of the collision and was not injured. He was arrested and charged with having No Operator’s License and No Insurance and lodged in the Russell County Jail.
Butler and a passenger, 64-year-old Bobbye Butler of Russell Springs, were wearing seatbelts but were transported to Russell County Hospital where they were treated and released.