Officials Say Seat Belt Usage Helped Accident Outcome
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Wet roads were believed to be a main factor in a rollover crash that sent one woman to the hospital Wednesday evening, November 15, 2017, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
Emergency workers responded to the single vehicle crash around 5pm last night at the "S" curves near Nolin Dam on KY HWY 728. Officials said that Ms. Sharon Bauer, 53, of Mammoth Cave, was headed east on 728, driving a Mitsubishi Montero Sport. According to reports, the vehicle crossed the centerline, it was over corrected, then left the roadway in the eastbound lane. The vehicle then overturned onto its roof and came to a stop.
Bauer, who was wearing her seat belt at the time, was transported to the hospital by Edmonson EMS for non-life threatening injuries.
In addition to the Sheriff's Office and EMS, responding at the scene were the Kyrock and Brownsville Fire Departments, along with Edmonson County JAWS.