A single-vehicle wreck on Fort Campbell Boulevard at the Masonville Overpass injured two people.
Sent by ambulance to Jennie Stuart Medical Center just before 5am were 19-year old Megan Terry of Hopkinsville and 26-year old Eric Reynolds of Morrison, Tennessee.
Ms. Terry told police a deer crossed into her path, causing her to swerve and over-correct. Her car collided with a guardrail connected to the overpass, before finally coming to rest.
Both occupants of the vehicle were wearing a seat belt and were treated for injuries to the arms and hands.
Five people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck at Fort Campbell Boulevard and Old Clarksville Pike yesterday afternoon.
The report from Hopkinsville Police says 40-year old Tammy McKeel of Sharon Grove was attempting to pull out of the Walgreens parking lot to go northbound on the boulevard.
Ms. McKeel said she didn’t see any oncoming traffic, but turned into the path of 29-year old Cenina Greenwade of Hopkinsville. Ms. Greenwade said she never saw McKeel’s vehicle until they collided.
Ms. Greenwade and her four passengers—30-year old Jewel Manning, 16-year old Jaquayvion Greenwade, 41-year old Lisa Greenwade and 10-year old Demerius Williams were all taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center as a precaution for back and neck pain. Ms McKeel went uninjured.
"Tux" was the winner of the oldest pet at 21 years old.
The first ever Christian County Animal Shelter “Bow Wow” fundraiser was a success in every way measurable Saturday evening, with dozens of dogs and a couple of cats accompanying their owners to the Trail of Tears Park.
The event featured a time when pet-owners could give a testimonial about their shelter pet and the joy it brought to their life. A woman identifying herself as April talked about her dog “Winnie” and how she transitioned from a shelter pet to a member of the family.
Most stories were similar, with dog-owner Melissa giving her account of a dog going from shy and mal-nourished to loving and plump.
Cats don’t enjoy family outings as much as dogs, but one feline did manage to bring home an award. A black and white cat named “Tux” who was adopted at the age of 14 is still going strong now at 21-years old. Tux sat on a picnic table most of the evening and just watched the other cats and dogs at the event.
Christian County Animal Shelter Director Irene Grace says the event was very successful and there will be another “Bow Wow” to support the “Get’em Done” project next year.
A total on just how much money was raised wasn’t immediately available, but anyone wanting to donate can still do so by contacting the Animal Shelter during regular business hours. Christian County Judge-Executive Steve Tribble and State Representative John Tilley were among those attending the fundraiser.
Two traffic accidents inside the city limits late yesterday morning sent all three drivers to Jennie Stuart Medical Center.
Injured in an incident in front of Garland Nissan on Fort Campbell Boulevard about 10 minutes to 11 were 62-year old Paulett Johnson and 87-year old Charles Jackson, both of Hopkinsville, who were both wearing their seat belts, according to the report from city police Officer Chris Bond.
Bond’s report says Ms. Johnson was southbound on Fort Campbell Boulevard and failed to notice that Jackson was exiting the car lot.
Jackson said he saw Ms. Johnson’s car, but thought she was going to stop.
The other wreck involved only one vehicle, with 51-year old Bradford Brashears of Cerulean injured when he ''blacked out'' while traveling eastbound in a Southern States flatbed truck off East 9th street near the justice center.
That crash, which saw Brashears leave the road and strike two utility poles, occurred just after 11:30 yesterday morning, with Brashears buckled in, according to the report, also completed by Officer Bond.