Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
An early morning two-vehicle accident sent one woman to the hospital after a head-on collision in Chalybeate.
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office reported that Tyler Brooks, (24) of Wingfield was heading north on KY 743 (Chalybeate School Rd.) around 6:30am today. Sheriff Shane Doyle said that according to scene evidence and witness statements, Brooks' 2014 Chevy pickup drifted into the southbound lane for an unknown reason and collided with a 2012 Toyota Sienna van.
The two vehicles collided just south of Chalybeate Church near Kinser Cemetery.
The van was driven by Tina Tunks, 54, of Brownsville, who was headed south. She was transported to the Medical Center by Edmonson EMS for non life-threatening injuries. Brooks reportedly refused medical treatment at the scene.
Both parties were reported as wearing their seat belts.
In addition to the Sheriff and EMS, the Chalybeate and Brownsville Fire Departments also responded, as well as Edmonson County JAWS.