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UPDATE: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/11/19) — Two people were reported injured during a crash this afternoon at North Main Street and Shamrock Drive in Madisonville.

A Madisonville Police Department preliminary traffic report revealed Janet Smith, 68 of Dawson Springs and a passenger identified as Tex Smith, 71, also of Dawson Springs, were taken via Medical Center Ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment of injuries.

The driver of a 2007 Saturn Aura fled from the scene of the crash on foot prior to the arrival of law enforcement, MPD reported.

Smith was stopped at the intersection in a Nissan Rogue at 12:06 p.m., according to the report. The unknown driver of the Saturn was headed southbound on Main approaching the intersection, when Smith failed to yield right-of-way and proceeded through the intersection. The front bumper of the Nissan struck the passenger side of the Saturn.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, Madisonville Fire Department, Webster and D&T towing assisted.

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/11/19) — Traffic was backed up along North Main Street due to a couple of crashes during the noon hour today. Several rescue vehicles and police agencies responded.

One crash occurred in the median near Shamrock Drive shortly after noon that involved a sport-utility vehicle and passenger car. The driver of the car apparently fled the scene on foot.

One woman appeared to be injured and had to be extricated from the maroon vehicle. It is unknown whether her passenger was injured, after she apparently attempted to turn left off Shamrock onto North Main Street. Traffic was moving slowly north and southbound.

An ambulance transported the driver of the maroon SUV to a medical facility for treatment.

Police are still looking for the other driver involved. More information will be provided when it becomes available.

The other crash near Noel Avenue appeared to be a fender bender.





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