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Injury collision: 2003 Chev Pickup v. motorized wheelchair

Michael Bell, 61, operator of motorized wheelchair, treated on scene, transported to TJ Health/Columbia, then taken to UK Medical Center/Lexington, KY.

By Ofc. Josh Brockman Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, Chief Jason Cross

Columbia Police investigate two injury collisions Friday afternoon. On Friday, September 15, 2017 at 4:51pmCT Columbia Police Officers investigated a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on Burkesville street.

The collision occurred when 61-year-old Micheal Bell attempted to cross Burksville street from West Guardian to East Guardian street in a motorized wheelchair. Bell was struck by a 2003 Chevrolet truck operated by 22 year old Blake Karnes of Columbia.

Bell was treated on scene by Adair County Ems and transported to TJ Health of Columbia where he was later transferred to the University of Kentucky hospital in Lexington, KY.

The collision is being investigated by CPD Ofc. Josh Brockman.

This story was posted on 2017-09-18 09:03:15
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