A two-vehicle accident yesterday in Columbia sent an elderly Adair county man to the University of Kentucky hospital in Lexington.
Columbia City Police say the accident occurred at the intersection of Jamestown Street and The Veterans Memorial Bypass when Millard Kinnett, age 93, of Columbia, left the bypass and appeared to be driving straight ahead onto Industrial Park when he drove into the path of a second vehicle being operated by 21-year-old Jessica Brown of Knightstown, Indiana. After impact, both vehicles came to rest just off roadway.
Kinnett was taken by ambulance to TJ Samson Columbia hospital and was later flown to the University of Kentucky in Lexington for treatment. Brown, as well as two passengers, a 62-year-old female and a 24-year-old male, were all taken by ambulance to TJ Samson Columbia, where the female passenger was later transferred by ambulance to UofL
Officer Adam Cravens of the Columbia Police Department is investigating the collision.