On Thursday, November 20 2015, the Madison Police Department was dispatched to a personal injury traffic accident on Cragmont Street near Bassett Street. Lieutenant Dan Slygh, Sergeant Ben McKay and Patrolman James Lee responded to the scene.
Officers determined that a blue, 2003, Hyuandai Sonata, driven by Jack D. Wise, 35, of Madison was south bound on Cragmont Street and crossed the centerline.
He struck a red, 1996, Jeep Cherokee head on. The Jeep was driven by James W. Smith, 40, of Milton, KY.
Both Wise and Smith, along with Carrie A. Kostin, 43, of Madison, who was a passenger in Wise’s car were transported to KDH by ambulance for treatment of their injuries.
It is believed that alcohol was a contributing factor to the accident. The investigation is ongoing.