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Woman Injured In Car Vs. Tree Accident

Posted at 11:04 AM, May 24, 2018

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman is injured following a single-vehicle accident.

It happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 192, 18 miles east of Somerset.

Sheriff’s officials say Vera L. Johnson, 86, of Somerset, apparently left the roadway due to unknown causes. The 2018 Kia Optima she was operating hit a guard rail and several trees before coming to a rest several yards from the roadway.

The Pulaski County Rescue Squad and volunteers from the Mt. Victory Fire Department freed the victim from the wreckage. Johnson was treated at the scene and was transported to the UK Hospital for treatment of her injuries.

The extent of her injuries or present condition was unknown at the time of the Press Release.