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 Three-Vehicle Accident with Injury on Island Ford Road

KENTUCKY  (03/23/2015) – On Monday, March 23, 2015, the Madisonville Police Department (MPD) investigated an accident that took place at the intersection of Island Ford Road and Lantaff Boulevard.

According to MPD Officers, at 3:12 PM, 30-year-old Ronita Fryerson of Hopkinsville was driving a 1998 white Ford Explorer northbound on Island Ford Road, approaching two vehicles stopped at the intersection. The other two vehicles involved were operated by 65-year-old Eldridge Darell of Princeton and 17-year-old Kristen Rainwater of Madisonville.

After investigating the incident, Officers found that Fryerson did not slow down as she neared the stopped vehicles. Fryerson struck the rear of Darell’s vehicle, pushing it into the rear of the vehicle operated by Rainwater.

Fryerson was transported from the scene by Baptist Health Med Center Ambulance Service.

The other two drivers were not injured.

Kyle Pharris was the reporting officer.

Information provided by the Madisonville Police Department
Posted by J.L. Graham
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