The Columbia Police Department responded to a two-vehicle injury accident at the intersection of Jamestown Street and the Veterans Memorial Bypass on Sunday afternoon.
The accident occurred when Millard Kinnett, 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 on Jamestown Street Highway 55 South, operated by Jessica Brown, 21, of Knightstown, Indiana. After impact, both vehicles came to rest just off the roadway.
Kinnett was taken by ambulance to TJ Health Columbia and was later flown to UK Chandler Medical Center for treatment.
Brown, as well as two passengers, a 62-year-old female and a 24-year-old male were taken by ambulance to TJ Health Columbia where the female passenger was later transferred by ambulance to University of Louisville Hospital.
Brown had required mechanical extraction from the vehicle due to impact damage.
Officer Adam Cravens investigated the collision and was assisted on scene by Officer Ethan Pike and Adair County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Hitch. Adair County EMS and the Columbia-Adair County Fire Department also responded.
Multiple other motorists also stopped to render aid before first responders arrival.