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Four occupants of 2 vehicles injured in 3 vehicle chain collision

Four of five occupants taken to TJ Health/Columbia, KY. Accident occurred approximately 20 minutes following injury collision on Burkesville Street.

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

At approximately 5:11pmCT, Friday, September 15, 2017, Columbia Police Officers were dispatched to Campbellsville Road to a reported three vehicle injury collision. The collision occurred when a 2007 Pontiac car,driven by 26-year-old Brian Guffey had stopped awaiting traffic to make a left hand turn into Shady Lane. Guffey was accompanied by passenger 24-year-old Monica McElyen.

Guffey's vehicle was struck in the rear by a 1998 Chevrolet Pickup driven by 36-year-old David Brockman operating a 1998 Chevrolet truck. The impact knocked Guffey's vehicle into the southbound lane of Campbellsville Street resulting in them being struck a second time. They were struck head-on by a 2005 GMC truck operated by 56-year-old Richard Shelton of Columbia, KY, and his passenger 55 year old Kathy Shelton.

The collision resulted in the occupants of the 2007 Pontiac, Brian Guffey and Monica McElyen; and of the 2005 GMC truck, Richard Shelton and Kathy Shelton, being transported by Adair County EMS to TJ Health of Columbia, KY.

The collision is being investigated by CPD Ofc Jordan Dean.

This story was posted on 2017-09-18 09:18:02
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