53 year old Kathy Adams of Paducah, Ky., was stopped at 5815 Old Mayfield Road in a 2014 Chevy Silverado, delivering mail as a mail carrier. 70 year old James Beaver of Paducah was traveling northbound in the same lane as Adams in a 1997 Ford Expedition, when he failed to observe Adams stopped in the roadway.
Beaver struck Adams in the rear of her vehicle, causing her to leave the roadway and strike a utility pole. Both Beaver and Adams were taken to area hospitals with non life threatening injuries by Mercy EMS. Hendron FD and Jackson Purchase Electric both responded to assist at the scene.
BA’s and Speedy’s Towing both assisted in clean up and removal of the vehicles.The roadway was shut down for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Information provided by Deputy Derick Pugh
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