A 5-year old girl from Hopkinsville is fighting for her life after being involved in a single vehicle wreck on the Pennyrile Parkway this afternoon.
The 5-year old was reportedly flown by Life flight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries after she was ejected from the vehicle driven by 23-year old Becky Wallen of Hopkinsville.
According to Kentucky State Police, around 3 p.m. Wallen was driving south on the parkway when she let go of her steering wheel, causing her 2008 Black Chevrolet Cobalt to hit a guardrail and overturn several times.
State Police say the juvenile passenger was not in a child restraint device and was ejected from the vehicle when it began to roll.
A condition update concerning the 5-year old and Wallen has not been released at this time.
The Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Hopkinsville Police Department, Christian County EMS, Christian County Highway Department and Life Flight also responded to the scene.