accident two car 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/24/14) ― Two women were injured during a two-vehicle collision at 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 in Madisonville.

According to a Madisonville Police report, Laura Franklin, 74, Madisonville, was driving west on West Noel Avenue approaching Hopewell Street while Misty Compton, 39, Earlington, was stopped at the stop sign facing south on Hopewell Street. As Compton attempted to make a left turn onto West Noel Avenue, she entered the travel lanes of West Noel and collided with the front passenger side fender of Franklin’s vehicle. Franklin continued to travel west colliding with a utility pole before coming to final rest in a driveway.

Medical Center Ambulance Service assisted at the scene and transported both drivers to Baptist Health ER for possible injuries to their arms and/or hands. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Officer Jeff Miller

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