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 Severe Accident with Injuries on Weir Road

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (01/20/15) – On Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at approximately 8:40 PM, local first responders were notified of a reported accident with potential injuries located several miles out Weir Road (HWY 171), just before Cornette Road.

KenCo News arrived on the scene to find the Greenville Fire Department, Ambulance Service, Sheriff’s Office and Powderly Police attempting to remove a female from a silver Chevy Malibu.

The vehicle, pictured with this article, had been traveling southbound on Weir Road when it apparently exited the right side of the roadway, colliding the passenger side of the car against a tree.

The witnesses that reported the accident informed reporters that when they arrived there was a female lying face-down in the floorboard of the vehicle. The victim was removed from the vehicle by officials and transported to the Muhlenberg County Emergency Room by Ambulance.

Further details regarding the cause of the accident and the name of the driver has not been released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.

The vehicle was removed from the scene by Harvey Family Towing.

The scene was worked by the Greenville Fire Department, Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office, Powderly Police Department, and EMS.

A special thanks to the two citizens that guided traffic during the follow-up of the incident.

J.L. Graham
KenCo News