EDDYVILLE, Ky. (1/18/13) – Officers of the Eddyville Police Department were dispatched at 1:39 PM yesterday, January 17, 2013, to a vehicle versus building accident at the Eddyville Dollar General Store at 748 West Fairview Ave.
Upon arrival, officers found a maroon 2004 Ford Taurus partially inside the building. The driver, 86-year-old Martha D. Wadlington of Kuttawa, was not injured in the accident.
After speaking with Mrs. Wadlington, it was determined that she accidently hit the gas instead of the brake when she entered the parking space. According to the manager of the Dollar Store, no one inside the business was hurt at the time of the accident and there was approximately 12 people in the store at the time.
The Eddyville Police Department was assisted by Lyon County EMS, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, the Kentucky State Police, and the City of Eddyville Street Department.
Information provided by Lt. Jaime Green
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