Two injured in collision on Highway 80

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Kentucky 80 and Old Columbia Raod yesterday.

According to Russell Springs Police, a 2015 Ford Escape operated by 18-year-old Emma Nichols of Russell Springs was traveling east on Highway 80 and turned left into the path of a 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee operated by 33-year-old Dawn Reliford, of Columbia.

Nichols, along with a minor passenger in the car, were taken to Russell County Hospital for treatment of injuries.

Russell Springs Police worked the scene. They were assisted by members of the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, Russell Springs Volunteer Fire Department, and Russell County EMS.

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