TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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One Injured in a Collision on Highway 121 South
Date of News Release: 10/11/2013
(Hickory, Ky.) - On 10/10/2013 the Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 121 South just north New Concord. Mandie Scates had been southbound when her passenger side tires left the roadway. While attempting to get back on the roadway, Ms. Scates over corrected, causing the vehicle to cross both lanes, and strike a guardrail. The vehicle then crossed back over both lanes striking the guardrail on the other side of the roadway, before coming to final rest. Alyson Jones, a passenger in the vehicle, was transported to Murray-Calloway County Hospital by ambulance for minor injuries. There were also three other children in the vehicle at the time of the collision, yet none of which were injured. All occupants were properly seat belted during the collision. The Kentucky State Police were assisted on scene by the Calloway County Fire/Rescue Department and the Murray-Calloway County Ambulance. The investigation continues by Trooper Jody Cash.