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Tough week to be a car
In July 31 - Aug. 6 issue
By Greg Wells
Times Journal Managing Editor



ABOVE: Eli Volunteer Firemen put out a Geo Sidekick vehicle found burning in Caney Creek on Saturday.

Units from the Eli Fire Department responded Saturday to Caney Creek, where neighborhood residents had reported seeing a vehicle on fire.

When they arrived the firefighters found a Geo Sidekick in flames.

The small sport-utility vehicle was sitting in the middle of the creek in an area popular for four-wheeling.

There was no word on the cause of the fire, and there was no one around the vehicle when emergency personnel reached the scene.

Rain slick roads were at least partially to blame for a three car pile-up on Ky. 80 Saturday afternoon.

The wreck occurred just after the cloudburst began in Russell Springs.

According to the police report, a '95 Ford Ranger, driven by Don Cook of Campbellsville, was stopped on 80, waiting to turn onto College Street.

Behind that small pickup was a '93 Acura, driven by Patsy Waddle of Russell Springs.

Behind them all was an '02 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by James Green of Columbia.

Russell Springs Police Sgt. Troy Young reported that Green's truck began sliding when he tried to stop. The impact of the Chevy into the Honda, drove that car into the Ford, knocking that vehicle's capper off.

Young reported that all the drivers and the three passengers each in the vehicles that were struck refused treatment by medical personnel at the scene.

The trucks left the scene under their own power, the compact car caught between them was towed.
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