One Extricated in Head-On Collision

Henderson KY 4/7/21- Henderson emergency responders were called to S. Green St. near Chestnut this afternoon for a head-on collision with entrapment.

Around 2 PM, the Henderson Fire Department, Henderson Police Department, and Deaconess Henderson EMS responded to the collision where police say Robert Cook, 51 of Henderson, was driving South on Green St. and for unknown reasons, crossed the centerline into the Northbound lanes. Cook’s vehicle then struck the car driven by Sandra Townsell head-on.

According to officials on scene, Townsell had to be extricated from her car by the firefighters.

Both occupants were taken to the Deaconness Henderson ER for treatment but Townsell was later transferred to Evansville due to the severity of her injuries.

Officials say the extent of Cook’s injuries are not available at this time.