Accident sends those involved to hospital


On Aug, 2, 2016, at 2:49 p.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection on Newtown Road and the Bypass. Upon arrival and through investigation it was found if that 56-year-old Shirley Anderson, who was operating a 2002 Jaguar southbound on Newtown Road, failed to yield the right of way to a 2011 Kia being operated by 46-year-old Athena Cage of Russellville. Cage who was traveling westbound on the Bypass then struck the drivers side of Anderson’s vehicle causing severe damage to both.

Anderson was transported to Logan Memorial by EMS, while Cage and her passenger went by private vehicle.

Sergeant Clint Wright of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department is the investigating deputy. He was assisted by deputy Kyler Harvey, also of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, officer Greg Bellar of the Russellville Police Department, the Russellville Fire Department and Logan County EMS.

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