Preliminary investigation shows that Jason Paul Jones JR. was traveling north on Cane Valley Rd. Evidence at scene indicates he topped rise that had a slight curve on wrong side of roadway.
Unit 2 a combination vehicle had pulled from a private drive and was was going south on Cane Valley Rd.
Unit 1 slid approximately 294 ft on the roadway before striking the trailer of unit 2.
The operator of unit 1 Jason Paul Jones was entrapped in vehicle and had to be extricated from vehicle by Columbia - Adair County Fire. He was then treated on scene and transported to Somerset airport due to weather where he was airlifted to University of KY. His passenger Cameron Carson was transported to TJ Health of Columbia where he was later transferred by EMS to University of KY as well.
The operator of unit 2 Edward Hughes was not injured in the collision.
The collision was investigated by Deputy Chandler Staten who was assisted by Sheriff Josh Brockman. Speed is believed to be a contributing factor in the collision and all parties involved were wearing seatbelts.
Agencies responding was Adair County Sheriffs Office, Adair County EMS, Columbia -Adair County Fire, and Constable Jason Rector