Woman injured in wreck on Cairo Road in McCracken County

A woman was taken to a local hospital after a wreck on Cairo Road in McCracken County on Friday, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department. 

Deputies were dispatched to Cairo Road around 10:57 a.m. Friday for a report of a vehicle that drove into a tree. They say 89-year-old Dorothy Thompson was headed west on Cairo Road in her 2009 Toyota Corolla when she lost consciousness. Deputies say her car left the road and hit a tree. 

When responders arrived, deputies say Thompson was alert and appeared to have only minor injuries, but she was taken to a local hospital by Mercy Regional EMS. Her car was lodged on the tree, which was uprooted in the crash. 

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