MARCH 23, 2015
by WADE QUEEN
An elderly Louisa woman had to rescued from her home and flown to a regional hospital as a result of a fall left her with serious fractures.
The incident happened around 1 P.M. Sunday afternoon.
The and Netcare Ambulance Lawrence County were dispatched by E911 to a residence on KY 32 just outside Louisa. According to reports the elderly female was discovered by relatives to have fallen in her basement and suffered numerous fractures, including possibly both legs broken .
The City of Louisa Fire Department was dispatched to the Louisa plaza to set up a landing zone for an air ambulance.
Healthnet Aeromedical Services Base 7 / KY 9 out of Debord, Kentucky arrived shortly thereafter and the woman was transported from her home to the waiting helicopter.
The identity of the woman was not disclosed by fire and rescue at the request of her family.
Close call at intersection
Just over 24 hours earlier there was another close call at the Louisa city limits.
On Saturday morning the City of Louisa Fire Department was disptched to respond to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of US 23 and Rt. 3 near Hardees.
According to reports, 2 automobiles, one of which pulling a boat, collided with each other at the intersection just after 10 A.M.
There were no injuries reported, but the southbound lanes of US 23 was blocked for a couple of hours.
The roadway was eventually cleared and south 23 was reopened at around 12 P.M.