TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Russell County Injury Collision
Date of News Release: 11/24/2012
(Russell Springs, KY) -– Tpr. Mike Woodrum is investigating a collision that occurred Friday morning at 8:50 AM CST 9 miles south of Russell Springs on KY 55. 29-year-old Jessica Day, of Russell Springs was traveling north on KY 55 when she lost control of her 2001 KIA Sportage. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a culvert causing the vehicle to overturn several times.
Day and a passenger, 34-year-old Heather Stephens, of Russell Springs, were not wearing their seatbelts and were flown to U.K. Medical Center in Lexington where they are still being treated for their injuries.