According to Sheriff Greg Speck, on Friday, February 16, 2018 a Parkers Lake, Kentucky resident was injured in a single vehicle accident on South Highway 27 near Keno Road in Pulaski County.
At approximately 7 PM Friday evening, Deputy Richard Shirley responded to a 911 call of a single vehicle accident seven miles south of Somerset on Highway 27. Upon arrival at the scene, Deputy Shirley found a 1999 Chevrolet Lumina in the ditch on the northbound side of the highway. The vehicle operator, Margaret Hall, age 46 of Williamsburg, Kentucky was northbound on Highway 27 when the accident occurred. According to Ms. Hall's account of the accident, she struck trees and large boulders in the roadway from a recent rock slide. Her vehicle then left the roadway and came to rest in a ditch. The front seat passenger, Shirley Petry, age 49 of Parkers Lake, Kentucky was temporarily entrapped in the wreckage. She was freed from the vehicle by personnel from EMS and the Tateville Fire Department. Ms. Petry was transported to LCRH for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Neither Margaret Hall, nor a backseat passenger, Mark Petry, age 43 sustained any injuries in the accident.
The accident remains under investigation by Deputy Shirley of the Sheriff's Office.