Auburn man flown to hospital after crash


By OJ Stapleton - ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com



An Auburn man was taken to the hospital in Nashville by helicopter after and accident over the weekend.

On Saturday, Dec. 5, at approximately 4 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a single vehicle accident on Cave Springs Road near Auburn.

According to a police report, upon arrival, deputies discovered that a 2005 GMC pickup truck driven by Travis lee manning, 32 of Auburn, was southbound on Cave Springs Road when he dropped off the right shoulder of the road, over-corrected and crossed the northbound land before hitting a tree. Manning had to be extricated from his vehicle by the Auburn Fire Department.

Manning was transported by Air Evac helicopter to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. At the time of the report, Manning was listed in critical, but stable condition.

According to the police report, although the accident is still under investigation, alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor.

Captain David Kitchens is the investigating officer. He was assisted at the scene by deputy Robert Toombs, Kentucky State Police trooper Joe Gregory, the Auburn Fire Department and the Logan County EMS.

By OJ Stapleton

ostapleton@newsdemocratleader.com

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