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Driver airlifted from scene of Milltown Road crash

Driver lost control of Chevrolet Blazer on Milltown Road, left the roadway; vehicle came to rest in a creek bed. ACSO Deputy says speed believed to have been a factor and charges could be pending. Adair County EMS, Adair County Fire Department also on the scene.
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From Adair County Sheriff's Office, Columbia, KY

A Columbia woman was airlifted to UL Hospital, Louisville, KY, from the scene of a single vehicle accident which happened at 11amCT, this morning Saturday, May 13, 2107, on Milltown Road. A passenger was treated on the scene by Adair EMS and taken to TJ Health/Columbia for further treatment.

Adair County Sheriff's Deputy Aaron Rainwater, who responded to the call this morning, said that speed is believed to have been a factor and the driver could face charges.

According to Deputy Rainwater, Katelyn Orant of Columba, KY was operating a Chevrolet Blazer south bound on Milltown Road, when she lost control of the vehicle and struck a dirt embankment before coming to rest in a creek bed and was trapped in the vehicle.

Orant was treated on scene by Adair County EMS along with Adair County Fire Department personnel and was airlifted from the scene to University of Louisville Hospital. A passenger in the vehicle, Jonathon Dixon, was treated on scene and transported to TJ Health/Columbia for further treatment.

Chief Deputy Aaron Rainwater is investigating the collision.

This story was posted on 2017-05-13 13:49:51
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