accident w injuries redCALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (5/19/17) —  According to a Calloway County Sheriff’s Office report, on May 18, 2017 at approximately 9 a.m., the sheriff’s office received 911 calls about an injury accident at the intersection of Kentucky HWY 80 and Airport Road (Kentucky Hwy 783).

The report said a vehicle driven by Richard C. Simmons, 56 of Murray was traveling west on Kentucky HWY 80 and was making a left hand turn on to Airport Road. Simmons turned in to the path of a vehicle traveling east on Kentucky HWY 80 driven by Mitchell R. Irvan, 32 of Mayfield. Simmons' vehicle was struck in the passenger side door and came to rest in the median of Kentucky HWY 80. Irvan’s vehicle struck Simmons’ vehicle and came to rest after striking the guiderail at the corner of Airport road.

Both drivers were transported to the Murray Calloway County Hospital for treatment. Simmons was later airlifted to the Vanderbilt Medical Center for further treatment. Irvan was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office, Calloway County Fire Rescue and the Murray Calloway County Hospital Ambulance Service responded to the accident.

Sheriff Steger would also like to encourage anyone that witnesses any unusual or possible criminal activity to call the Sheriff’s Office at (270) 753-3151 or utilize the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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