Matt Lasley | GC News-GazetteA Leitchfield woman was airlifted to Louisville Sunday night after the Toyota Corolla she was driving left the roadway, went airborne, and crashed at the base of an embankment.

Matt Lasley | GC News-Gazette

A Leitchfield woman was airlifted to Louisville Sunday night after the Toyota Corolla she was driving left the roadway, went airborne, and crashed at the base of an embankment.

A Leitchfield woman was airlifted to Louisville following a crash near the intersection of Brandenburg Road and William Thomason Byway on Sunday night, Jan. 14.

At around 8:15 p.m. on Sunday, the Leitchfield Police Department, Leitchfield Fire Department, Grayson County EMS, and Grayson County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of Brandenburg Road and William Thomason Byway (the bypass) on a reported injury accident.

According to investigating Leitchfield Police Officer Joe Overton, a Toyota Corolla, driven by 32-year-old Cristy Milliner, of Leitchfield, was travelling north on the bypass when, upon reaching the intersection with Brandenburg Road, it did not stop.

Upon driving through the intersection, the Toyota continued off the side of Brandenburg Road, going airborne before crashing head-on into the ground at the base of an embankment beside the roadway, first responders said.

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Overton said Milliner was unconscious and unresponsive when first responders arrived on the scene, and she remained unresponsive when she was transported from the scene by Grayson County EMS.

Leitchfield Fire Department personnel had to physically remove Milliner from the Toyota in order for her to be transported by EMS personnel, according to Leitchfield Fire Chief Tim Duvall.

Milliner was later airlifted by emergency helicopter to University of Louisville Hospital to receive further medical treatment for her injuries. The severity of her injuries was not determined on the scene of the crash.

Police believe alcohol may have been a factor in the accident because numerous open alcohol containers were discovered inside the Toyota, Overton said.

The Toyota was disabled due to the crash and removed from the scene by a wrecker service.

Matt Lasley | GC News-Gazette

A Leitchfield woman was airlifted to Louisville Sunday night after the Toyota Corolla she was driving left the roadway, went airborne, and crashed at the base of an embankment.

Matt Lasley | GC News-Gazette

A Toyota Corolla was disabled after a crash in which it landed at the base of an embankment off of Brandenburg Road Sunday night.