Family injured, second driver charged with DUI

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By The Staff

Two children and their mother were seriously injured in a wreck Friday morning on KY 210, and the driver of the other vehicle was charged with DUI.

According to a report from the Taylor County Sheriff's office, Anthony R. McMahan, 50, of Saloma Road in Campbellsville was driving a 1991 Oldsmobile 98, traveling east on KY 210 when he crossed over the centerline and entered the westbound lane. McMahan's vehicle struck the passenger side of a 2003 Honda Accord being driven by Raymond Schmitt, 54, of Hesston, Kan.

Schmitt and his family, Lisa M. Schmitt, 49, Ashley C. Schmitt, 14, and Hannah M. Schmitt, 11, had been traveling west on KY 210.

In his report, Sheriff's Deputy Lawrence Walsh wrote that Hannah Schmitt was taken to Taylor Regional Hospital before being transferred to Kosair Hospital in Louisville. Lisa and Ashley Schmitt were both taken by helicopter to University Hospital in Louisville.

McMahan was admitted to the intensive care unit at Taylor Regional Hospital.

As a result of the collision, Walsh noted that McMahan was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

The investigation continues.

Campbellsville Police Department officers are assisting with the investigation and helped with traffic control at the scene.