Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Tompkinsville Road closed for 2 hours by semi-Hyundai collision
METCALFE COUNTY: Preliminary KSP reports that Summer Shade driver's Hyundai drifts into lane of Columbia, Kentuckians semi truck, which overturned. Hyundai driver flower to Vanderbilt for treatment of injuries. Passenger in Hyundai arrested on drug charge and lodged in Barren County Jail, Glasgow, KY. Semi driver not injured.
Note: Charges/allegations are not a finding of guilt. An individual charged by law enforcement is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.
By Sergeant Jason Morris, Public Information Officer
Drug Recognition Expert, Kentucky State Police, Region 2
EDMONTON, KY (Fri 15 Dec 2017) Kentucky State Police investigated a two vehicle injury collision on Tompkinsville Road near the intersection of Cedar Flat Curtis Road today around 2:05pmCT.
Preliminary investigations indicate that 35 year-old Bobby Acree of Summer Shade, KY was operating a 2004 Hyundai traveling north on Tompkinsville Road when he drifted into the path of a 1988 Kenworth being driven by 31 year-old Terry Meredith of Columbia, KY.
Meredith's truck and trailer overturned closing Tompkinsville Road for several hours.
Meredith was wearing his seat belt at the time of collision and was not injured.
Acree and a passenger 24 year-old Mariah Tweedy of Summer Shade, were not wearing their seat belts.
Acree was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Tweedy was arrested by the Metcalfe County Sheriff's Office and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st, Drug Unspecified and lodged in the Barren County Jail. Drugs are suspected to be a factor in the collision.
Officer First Class Casey Tooley is investigating and was assisted at the scene by Metcalfe County Sherriff's' Office and Fire Department, Summer Shade Fire Department, Metcalfe County EMS, Kentucky Highway Department and Bluegrass Cleanup.
This story was posted on 2017-12-16 02:41:19
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic Police and Fire Reports:
Adair Co. Grand Jury returns indictments 12 Dec 2017
Waynesburg, KY driver injured in crash of 2003 Mountaineer
East 80 collision claims lives of Columbian and Russell Countian
Officers, agencies honored for impaired-driving enforcement
Columbian faces drug charges after CPD investigates fight
Boyle Countian, 42, faces child sexual exploitation allegations
Chevy Colorado leaves KY 80 roadway, hits rock wall, overturns
Black ice a factor in injury collision Taylor/Marion line - US 68
Icy patch on Russell Creek bridge cause of LBN Pkwy accident
Green County Grand Jury returns indictments Wed 6 Dec 2017
View even more articles in topic Police and Fire Reports
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.