Smart car vs. utility pole accident sends Leitchfield man to ER

A Leitchfield man has been injured in a Smart car versus utility pole accident in Clarkson.

Monday morning at approximately 1:00, Grayson County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Fred Norder, the Clarkson Fire Department and EMS responded to the 500 block of West Main Street after a Mercedes Smart car struck a utility pole head-on.

Based on marks at the scene, the vehicle, being driven by 25-year-old Jacob Wisdom, left the road coming out of a curve as Wisdom traveled west. The Mercedes traveled through a ditch and onto a grassy area for about 150 feet before striking the utility pole head-on.

Wisdom, suffering from a broken hip, was transported to Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center by EMS.

Kentucky Utilities also responded to assess damage to the leaning pole.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

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