Accident Injuries 01 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (12/4/17) — A Greenville woman was injured when her vehicle struck a concrete bridge abutment and a tree this morning near Greenville.

Kentucky State Police investigated the accident that occurred at approximately 9:24 a.m. on Kentucky 601 about a mile north of Greenville. KSP said Esther Shemwell, 28, was driving a 2012 Toyota Corolla headed south on Kentucky 601. She lost control of the vehicle while looking at her cell phone, said police.

The vehicle left the southbound shoulder of the road, struck a concrete bridge, tree and overturned off the road. Police said Shemwell was not wearing a seatbelt and was transported to Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital by Muhlenberg EMS.

Investigating officer Trooper Matt Jordan was also assisted by Trooper Mark Combs, Trooper Jacob Fortney and Greenville Fire Department.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director
Region 3 Vice President

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