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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision on Newstead Road

Date of News Release: 08/13/2014

Hopkinsville, KY (Christian County) - The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on Newstead Road (KY 164) near Caledonia Peedee Road, on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 11:30 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Mary K. McGregor, 29, of Princeton, KY, was operating a 2005 Ford Focus southbound on Newstead Road when she advised she swerved to avoid hitting an animal. Ms. McGregor overcorrected, crossed the northbound lanes, and struck an earth embankment.

Mrs. McGregor was transported to via ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment. Her passenger, Tanya Moodie, 71, of Marion, KY, was air lifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN for treatment.

Trooper Michael Dennis investigated the collision. Oak Grove EMS, Herndon Fire and Rescue, and the Lafayette Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene.