Edmonson Voice Staff
A Brownsville woman escaped injury when her car exited the roadway and overturned on Oak Hill Road in a single car accident Saturday, May 21st around 5:45pm.
Police said that Kathy J. Johnson, 54, of Brownsville, was traveling west on Oak Hill Rd when she said she met on oncoming car in her lane of traffic. Police also reported that Johnson said she swerved to miss the car which resulted in her vehicle turning 180 degrees and landing upside down. She told police that she was able to roll down the passenger's window, crawl out and get help.
The Brownsville Police Department said that they were grateful for the help provided on scene by the Sheriff's Office, both Brownsville and Chalybeate Fire Departments, and Edmonson EMS.
A portion of the road was closed for about an hour as traffic was detoured through Oak Grove Church Road while rescue personnel cleared the area.
Police said Johnson was wearing her seat belt and was uninjured. She reportedly refused medical treatment at the scene.