The Columbia Police Department responded to a call from dispatch Tuesday to find a vehicle hanging over a concrete wall into a creek on Jamestown Street.
Police say Tabitha Cravens, 34, of Columbia, was traveling south on Jamestown street and attempted a right-hand turn into a local business parking lot.
Larry Curry, 33, of Columbia, who was also traveling south on Jamestown street behind Cravens and failed to bring his vehicle to a controlled stop, striking Cravens in the rear of the vehicle.
Cravens’ vehicle came to rest in a nearby branch. She was treated on the scene by Adair County EMS and transported to Westlake Regional Hospital for further treatment.
Curry was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended operator’s license and failure to produce insurance. The collision was investigated by Officer Drew Conn, who was assisted by Officer Josh Brockman.
POLICE MAKE ARREST AFTER ROBBERY
A man was arrested in Columbia after beng linked to an armed robbery in Cumberland County.
On Sunday, Aug. 25, a white male walked into Jimmy’s Food Mart in Burkesville and pointed a handgun at the cashier and demanded cash.
The male fled with approximately $1200 in cash in a 1995 two-door Chevrolet Cavalier.
Within a couple of hours the vehicle was located abandoned in a parking lot just off Russell Road in the limits of Columbia by Officers Josh Brockman and Charles Greer.
Officer Lawrence Nettles of Burkesville Police Department was able to identify the white male as 30-year-Jason Norris of Cumberland County and obtained a warrant of arrest through Cumberland District Court.
On Friday, the Columbia Police Department located Norris around the 200 block of Oak Street in the limits of Columbia where he was arrested by Sgt. Jr. Murphy without incident.
Norris was also served with a warrant from Kentucky Probation and Parole for parole violations.
Norris was lodged in Adair County Regional Jail. The Adair County Sheriff’s Department assisted.
SHERIFF’S OFFICE RESPONDS TO WRECK
The Adair Sheriff’s Department responded to a single vehicle wreck on the parkway early Sunday morning, Sept. 1.
The accident occurred when Benjamin Madon, 21, of Pineville, was driving his 2013 Silverado eastbound when it appears he hydroplaned, losing control and striking a guardrail.
The vehicle from there rolled back onto the roadway before coming to a stop and overturned just before Russell Creek Bridge.
Adair EMS and Search and Rescue also responded to the scene.
Madon refused treatment on site. The eastbound lane was blocked for an hour until the vehicle was able to be removed.
Road conditions and weather are believed to be the primary factor in the accident.