Edmonson Voice Staff
photo courtesy of ECSO
A nasty collision around 5:30pm had traffic held up for over an hour on KY HWY 259N on Friday evening, sending three people to the hospital.
Police said Donald York, 34, who was driving a 1997 Ford F150 and pulling a trailer, turned into the path of Roy Carrol, 22, of Leitchfield, who was driving a 1993 Chevy Cavalier, resulting in a head on collision.
Police reported that York and other witnesses said the Cavalier did not have it's headlights turned on. York said he couldn't see the car in the dark and hit it.
Police said the headlight switch in Carrol's car was turned off.
Both York and Carrol and a passenger in Carrol's car were transported to Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield for minor injuries where they were all treated and released.
Responding to the scene was Edmonson EMS, EC Jaws of Life, Kyrock Fire Dept, the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, and Brownsville Police.