Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
An Ohio man was air lifted to the hospital after a single vehicle accident yesterday afternoon, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said they responded to 1357 Ollie Ridge Road around 4:30pm on December 19, 2019 in response to a single vehicle accident near the Great Onyx Job Corps. According to the Sheriff's Office, Jacob Staten, (19) a resident of Ohio, was traveling on Ollie Ridge Rd when his 2003 Chevy Trailblazer left the roadway due to an undetermined reason. Deputies said Staten over-corrected and collided with a tree.
The driver had to be extricated from the vehicle by Kyrock JAWS. He was then air lifted to University of Louisville Hospital for unknown injuries, according to the Sheriff's Office. Lincoln Fire Department, Brownsville Fire Department, and Edmonson EMS also responded to the scene.