Columbia, KY (March 20, 2022) Kentucky State Police Post 15 is investigating a two vehicle fatal collision that occurred on Sunday March 20, 2022 at approximately 10:43 AM on Bridgewater Rd., in Adair County. Preliminary investigations indicate that Jessica Wilkinson age 28 of Columbia KY was operating a 2019 Chrysler Van north bound on Bridgewater Rd., when she crossed into the south bound lane striking a 2003 Ford Mustang head-on. The operator of the Mustang, a 16 year Juvenile from Columbia, KY was unable to avoid the collision because of the hillcrest. Wilkinson and her two passengers Derek Wilkson, age 31 of Columbia, KY and a three your old passenger received minor injuries. The operator of the mustang and one other juvenile passenger were transported to T.J. Health in Columbia, KY. A juvenile passenger in the back seat was pronounced deceased by the Adair County Coroner. This collision remains under investigation by Trooper Brandon Roark. Trooper Roark was assisted at the scene by other KSP personnel, Adair County Sheriff Department, Adair County Rescue Squad, Adair County Fire and EMS.
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