TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Washington County Injury Collision
Date of News Release: 11/11/2013
(SPRINGFIELD, KY) - Tpr. Jonathon Houk is investigating a collision that occurred today (11/11/2013) at 7:55 AM EDT on KY 55, 4 miles south of Springfield. 17-year-old Kayla Wimstett of Willisburg was operating a 2004 Pontiac and was stopped in the northbound lane, waiting to turn left. Her vehicle was struck in the rear by a northbound 2011 Ford Taurus operated by 45-year-old Kelly Chappell of Halifax, VA.
Wimstett along with 2 passengers, 16-year-old Brittany Wimstett and 11-year-old Jessica Marcum, both of Willisburg, were wearing seatbelts and were all treated and released from Springview Hospital.
Chappell and a passenger, 58-year-old Earl Bass of Nashville NC, were both belted and not injured.