More details are now known about a wreck near Sharon Grove in Todd County Wednesday morning.
The accident happened around 10:20 am near the intersection of Highland Lick Road and Mount Pleasant Church Road. Police say 92-year old Carl Cage of Russellville was driving a pickup when he struck another vehicle driven by Daryl Templeman, who was pulling a piece of farm equipment.
Cage then ran off the road and into some trees, trapping him under his dashboard. The Todd and Logan County rescue squads removed Cage from the wreckage and he was taken by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His wife, 86-year old Fennimore Cage, was treated for minor injuries.
The National Weather Service in Paducah held a conference call with area emergency managers and media this afternoon, when forecasters discussed a risk for severe weather tomorrow afternoon and evening.
The Storm Prediction Center has portions of the area from Murray west under a “moderate risk” for severe weather Thursday, while the rest of the region is under a “slight risk.” Senior Meterologist David Humphrey says conditions will be ripe for strong storms when a cold front makes its way across western Kentucky.
(Freddie L. Jones of Elkton)
Kentucky State Police arrested an Elkton man on Tuesday for allegedly committing multiple drug related offenses.
38-year old Freddie L. Jones of Elkton is charged with Trafficking in Marijuana, Trafficking in Controlled Substance and having expired Kentucky registration plates.
Road, about a mile north of Hopkinsville.
State Police say during the traffic stop, a police K-9 alerted on the vehicle and the responding state trooper located suspected marijuana and prescription pills inside the vehicle.
Jones remains lodged in the Christian County Jail.
The Hopkinsville Police Department and the Christian County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.
Washington remains on high alert after a letter laced with the deadly poison, ricin, was intercepted that was addressed to President Barack Obama.
Just days following the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed three people and injured over 100 people, numerous letters containing the poison have been intercepted that were addressed to several law makers throughout the country.
8th District State Representative John Tilley is in Washington today and he says things are tense following several scares.
A wreck in Todd County this morning sent a man to an area hospital by helicopter ambulance.
The crash happened around 10:20 near the intersection of Highland Lick Road and Pleasant Hill Road. Initial reports indicate the man was trapped in his vehicle and that the Todd and Logan County rescue teams cut him from the wreckage.
The victim was talking to responders as they removed him and he was able to move all of his limbs. An ambulance took him from the scene to a nearby Air Evac helicopter, which flew him to a Nashville hospital.
The Todd County Sheriff's Office worked the accident and will release more details later.