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Two Vehicle Injury Accident in Christian County

Date of News Release: 4/14/2017

Hopkinsville, KY (April 14, 2017) – At Approximately 10:47 AM the Kentucky State Police, Post 02 Madisonville received a complaint of a two vehicle collision on the southbound Pennyrile Parkway near the 16 mile marker in Christian County, KY.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Sandra Munabbih, 63, of Hopkinsville, KY, was operating her 2005 Ford Freestyle northbound on the parkway when her vehicle encountered mechanical issues. She entered into the turnaround at the 16 mile marker to head southbound to Hopkinsville.

Chase Noel, 25, of Ellettsville, IN, was operating a 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee southbound and saw Munabbih’s vehicle ahead of him but did not realize how slow the vehicle was traveling. He attempted to avoid Munabbih but was not successful and struck Munabbih’s vehicle in the rear.

Sandra Munabbih was transported to Jeanie Stuart by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. Minnie Hunter, 70 and Shirley Lamar, 67 both of Hopkinsville were passengers in Munabbih’s vehicle and were also transported to Jennie Stuart by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. All parties involved were wearing seatbelts.

Trooper Michael Dennis was assisted on scene by the Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Hopkinsville Fire and Rescue and Hopkinsville EMS.

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