By Dave Taylor
Two females were injured in a two-car accident on Highway 60 Saturday.
The wreck happened at the intersection of KY 1957 and Highway 60 when a pickup drove into the side of a passing car.
As 19-year-old Riley Madison drove westbound on Highway 60 in a 2017 Hyundai with passengers Jordyn Beaver and Austin Collin, both 20, she was hit in the side by a 2019 Chevrolet 2500 pickup driven by Francis Mamo, of Chicora, Pennsylvania.
Mamo, driving a company truck owned by Team Industrial Services, had turned from the eastbound lane of Highway 60 and was preparing to cross the highway to go toward Aleris.
“He didn’t notice her coming down the road and pulled into the side of her as she went by,” said Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Hendrick, who wrote the accident report.
The Hyundai was knocked off the road to the north side with severe damage to the driver side. The pickup stopped in the highway with severe front end damage.
Emergency personnel removed Madison and Beaver, who were both transported via ambulance to the hospital.
Mamo and Madison’s passenger Collin, weren’t injured.
Two people suffered injury when a pickup truck hit them at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 60 and state Route 1957. The accident happened on August 8 at approximately 6 p.m. Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Hendrick filed the accident report.
Madison G. Riley, of Hawesville, told Hendrick as she drove her 2017 Hyundai Elantra east on U.S. 60, a 2019 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Francis G. Mamo of Chicora, Pa. pulled from the state Route 1957 crossover and slammed into the front driver’s side fender. Mamo told Hendricks he did not see Riley’s car approaching and pulled out onto the highway and struck her car.
Hancock County EMS responded to the scene. Mamo refused treatment, but Riley and passenger Jordyn L. Beaver, of Owensboro, both suffered various injuries. Hancock County EMS provided first aid to both Riley and Beaver, and then transported them to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital for additional treatment.
Both vehicles sustained very severe damage. Wreckers from Bob’s Garage removed the vehicles.