Tuesday, 12 February 2013 16:09

Glasgow Police were called to the scene of a 4 vehicle accident on West Front Street at 11:41, Tuesday, February 12, 2013.  Through investigation at the scene, including witness statements, the following information has been filed in report form by Officer Smith regarding the crash.

73 year old Della R. Jones of Glasgow stated she had stopped at the stop sign at Ford Drive and West Front Street, looked both ways and then proceeded to move forward into the intersection. At that time her vehicle struck the left side of a pick-up truck headed eastbound on Front Street, driven by 46 year old John W. Burness, also of Glasgow. Upon impact, the Burness vehicle slid into the opposite lane of travel, striking a third automobile driven by Gary P. Payne, 32 years old of Glasgow.

The Burness and Payne vehicles continued out of control, leaving the street and coming to a final rest upon impact with a City of Glasgow transit van that was parked in a lot by the Street Department. The driver of the bus was not in the van at the time of the crash, however, two passengers were on board. One passenger left the scene before Officer Smith was able to speak with him, the second passenger, 73 year old James Oslei of Glasgow did not complain of any injury.

Della R. Jones and John W. Burness were the sole occupants in their vehicles. There were two passengers in the Payne vehicle, an 11 month old male and 54 year old Carnell Payne of Glasgow. Carnell Payne was airlifted from the scene by Kentucky 8 Medical Helicopter to a Louisville medical facility.



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