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 Madisonville Man and Bremen Woman Injured in Moped Accident

KENTUCKY  (05/05/2015) – The Madisonville Police Department has reported an accident that occurred on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at approximately 3:44 PM at the intersection of West Noel Avenue and Murray Street.

Police officials state that an investigation into the accident revealed that 34-year-old Ian Wood of Madisonville was operating a Moped in the Marathon Parking Lot on West Noel, with 32-year-old Jessica Pritchett of Bremen as a passenger.

At the same time, 18-year-old Shaniy’a Whitsell of Madisonville was operating a 2012 Nissan 4-door car, stopped on West Noel facing west, awaiting traffic to clear before turning left onto Murray Street.

Mr. Wood pulled out of the parking lot onto West Noel and started traveling eastbound. The vehicles collided in the middle of the intersection as Whitsell was attempting to turn left on to Murray Street.

Both Mr. Wood and Ms. Pritchett were transported to Baptist Health by ambulance for treatment of possible injuries.

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