4 Hospitalized after 2-Vehicle Car Accident in Jackson County

Posted on Oct 12, 2011

October 12, 2011 - Jackson County, Ky. - A 2-vehicle car collision resulted in 4 people being injured on Monday night, October 10.

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reports that the accident happened on U.S. 31 when Kinley Coomer, 17, was driving her vehicle on the highway; she evidently lost control, causing her vehicle to crash into a concrete abutment on a bridge over I-65. The vehicle then spun into the opposite lane of traffic, where it was struck by another vehicle.

The 2 passengers in Coomer's vehicle were thrown from the vehicle. John Hurt was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital with serious head and internal injuries. Josh Wright was transported to Schneck Memorial Hospital, where he received treatment for a possible arm fracture and lacerations.

Coomer was transferred to the University of Louisville Hospital. She's said to have incurred serious injuries to the back and neck.

Marla Brumett, the driver of the other vehicle, wasn't injured in the accident but her daughter, Carletta Plummer, was and had to be transported to Shneck Memorial Hospital for treatment. Her injuries were described as non-life threatening.

The accident is under investigation.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2009 Kentucky Crash Statistics, there were 791 fatalities as a result of traffic accidents in Kentucky.

As a service to our readers, we will occasionally publish blogs about serious or fatal traffic accidents in our region. We do this to raise awareness of the types of conditions and factors that commonly lead to severe injuries or death as a result of Kentucky vehicle accidents.

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Matthew L. White
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Founder & Partner of Louisville Personal Injury Law Firm Gray & White Law