In Sept. 3 Issue
A head-on collision last Friday afternoon seriously injured a Jamestown woman, according to Deputy Sheriff Nick Bertram.
Bertram said the crash occurred around 3:20 p.m. on Friday when s 1990 Mercury Topaz driven by Gloria Robertson, 78, of Jamestown swerved to miss a dog in the road, crossing the center lane in the process. As she crossed into the other lane she was struck head-on by a 2004 Nissan Titan pickup truck being driven be Charles Loy, 68, of Russell Springs, according to Bertram.
Robertson was flown by emergency helicopter to the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington from a vacant field near the accident scene.
Loy was treated for minor injuries at the scene, Bertram said.
The wreck happened on South Highway 379, about a mile and half south of the Highway 55 and 379 intersection, according to emergency personnel.
Bertram was assisted at the scene by fellow Deputy Lee Smith, Fish and Wildlife officer Tony Wright, members of the South Russell and Jamestown Volunteer Fire Departments and the Russell County EMS.