Collision Sends Calvert City Teen to Hospital
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN COUNTY - A collision involving a car and tractor trailer on Thursday afternoon has hospitalized a Calvert City teen.

According to McCracken County Sheriff's deputies, 33-year-old Samuel Snelling of Paducah was driving a tractor trailer west bound on Reidland Road, shortly after 3:30. When a traffic light turned red, he was unable to stop in time and struck the rear of a car driven by 18-year-old Alyna Leigh.

Deputies report that Snelling admitted that he was driving to close to Leigh's car, and could not avoid the collision.

Leigh was taken to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Published 08:29 PM, Thursday Jul. 12, 2018
Updated 10:18 PM, Friday Jul. 13, 2018

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