On Thursday, March 9, 2017, at approximately 7:20 a.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department received a call reporting a three vehicle injury accident at Clarksville Road and Olmstead Road intersection.
Melba Morris, 59, of Russellville, was operating a GMC SUV and turned left onto Olmstead Road into the path of a Nissan driven by Chelsea Taylor, 25, of Clarksville, Tenn.The Taylor vehicle collided with the Morris vehicle in the passenger side door, causing the Morris vehicle to spin around hitting another vehicle, driven by Mary Lyons, 58, of Guthrie, who was sitting at the stop sign on Olmstead Road.
Witnesses stated the Morris vehicle was airborne when it struck the Lyons vehicle.
All three drivers were transported to Logan Memorial Hospital as a precaution due to the serious crash. All three vehicles sustained serious damage and had to be towed from the scene.
Deputy Billy Poole of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department is the investigating officer. Assisting at the scene were sheriff Wallace Whittaker, deputy Shaun Embry and deputy Laura Hadden, along with KSP Officer Jason Sydnor and the Olmstead Fire Department.