November 6, 2017


Semi Truck accidnt in Adair County

Sheriff Harrison Moss report that on Friday November third The Adair County Sheriffs Department was dispatched to a accident around eight and a half miles down south 55. Deputy Joey Keith Investigation Determined that

59 year old Steven Miles from Louisville Kentucky was driving a Semi Fully loaded with cases of vinegar north bound on South 55 when for an unknown reason dropped off the right shoulder of the Road. Miles was unable to bring the semi back onto the road and flipped. The Semi then traveled approximately 75 feet before coming to rest on its side. Miles was uninjured in the accident. Hwy South 55 was blocked off for approximately

10 hours while emergency personal cleaned up the accident. Deputy Keith was assisted on the Scene By Deputy Padget, Deputy Durbin Sheriff Moss, The Kentucky State Police, Adair County Fire Dept. Adair County EMS and the Adair County Emergency Manager Mike Keltner

2 Vehicle injury collision on KY 55 In Adair County

Columbia Police Department was dispatched to a 2 vehicle injury collision on KY 55 north Thursday night 11-2-17  at approx 7:45 pm.

  The collision occurred when Adrian Stotts 36 and his wife Ashley Stotts 34 of Columbia where operating a 2013 Toyota scion and had  stopped in the left lane of traffic which is also used as a passing lane awaiting to make a left turn into a local business parking lot .  While awaiting traffic the Stotts vehicle was struck in the rear by 24 year old Dakota Bigerstaff who was operating a 2015 dodge rogue .

   Adrian and his wife Ashley were transported to TJ Health of Columbia by Adair County EMs .   Adrian was then transferred by Air Evac life flight to the University of Louisville med center.  As of this release on 11-5 -17 he is still listed in serious condition .  His wife Ashley was treated and released.  Bigerstaff was Uninjured in the collision . 

   The collision is being investigated by CPD Ofc Josh Brockman.