Police say “driver inattention” was the primary factor in a two-vehicle crash on Cumberland Falls Hwy. Monday afternoon that injured two people, one seriously.
The accident, which occurred in front of the Circle K store, happened when 64-year-old Charles Partin apparently turned his 1991 Toyota pick-up truck left directly in the path of another vehicle, driven by 43-year-old Charlene Hoskins.
Hoskins was traveling south and Partin was going north before making the turn.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Mike Witt, who investigated the accident, said speed was not a factor in the crash and that road conditions were not affected by weather.
“Witnesses at the scene said it was pretty much driver error on his part,” Witt said. “He just failed to yield right-of-way to her.”
No drugs or alcohol are suspected in the crash and Witt said no charges would be filed.
Both Hoskins and Partin were transported to Baptist Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. Partin was complaining of abdominal injuries. Witt said Hoskins likely had a broken leg.
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