Accidents send three to hospital


By Chris Cooper - ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com



Jessica Pentecost ran off roadway and overturned twice landing in a field off Highland Lick Road.


Vehicle accidents where common last week sending three individuals to the hospital with injuries.

On July 20, 2015, the Russellville Police Department responded to an automobile accident on US 431 South near Cedar Street. Operators of the vehicles were Lisa Wix, of Adairville and Doris Vick, of Russellville.

According to police, Vick was slowing or stopped in the roadway on US 431 South in an attempt to make a left turn onto Cedar Street. While Vick was slowing or stopped in the roadway, the front of the vehicle operated by Wix collided with the rear of Vick’s vehicle.

Vick was transported to Logan Memorial Hospital for possible injuries. No enforcement actions were taken at the scene of the collision.

The Russellville Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Logan County Sheriffs Office and Logan County EMS Investigating Officer C. Steenber.

On July 23, 2015, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single vehicle injury accident on Highland Lick Road.

When deputies arrived they found Jessica Pentecost had run off the roadway crashing through a fence and overturned at least twice. The vehicle landed back on its wheels approximately 150 feet off the road in a field. Pentecost was out of the vehicle sitting in the field approximately 50 feet from the vehicle. She was complaining of head pain and just being shook up from the crash. Pentecost told deputy Billy Poole that she had reached down to pick up her purse and lost control of the vehicle.

Pentecost was treated on scene by the Logan County EMS who transported her to Logan Memorial Hospital for further evaluation.

Deputy Poole of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the Logan County EMS and the Russellville Rural Fire Department.

On July 23, 2015, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 900 block of Hall Store Road to a report of an auto accident with injuries. Upon investigation, it was determined that 18-year-old Thomas Perry of Russellville was traveling eastbound on Hall Store Road when he failed to negotiate a curve causing his 2000 Toyota Camry to leave the road striking a tree.

Upon impact, Perry’s vehicle caught fire, however, Perry was able to exit the vehicle avoiding further injury.

Perry was transported by the Logan County EMS to Northcrest Hospital where he was treated for a sever laceration to his ankle, as well as other injuries sustained during the accident.

Sgt. Rob Toombs of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the the Logan County EMS and the Adairville Fire Department.

Jessica Pentecost ran off roadway and overturned twice landing in a field off Highland Lick Road.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_LCSO-Wrecks-Activity-7-2015-026.jpgJessica Pentecost ran off roadway and overturned twice landing in a field off Highland Lick Road.

By Chris Cooper

ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com

To contact Chris Cooper, email ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com or call 270-726-8394.

To contact Chris Cooper, email ccooper@newsdemocratleader.com or call 270-726-8394.

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