Glasgow EPB superintendent airlifted after bicycle accident

Published: Jul. 10, 2019 at 10:24 AM CDT
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Glasgow Electric Plant Board superintendent Billy Ray was flown to Vanderbilt after being struck by an SUV while riding a bicycle Wednesday.

The Glasgow Police Department responded to an injury accident at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and South S L Rogers Blvd.

Police say Ashley Case of Glasgow was driving a 2014 Nissan Pathfinder on Cleveland Avenue and was attempting to make a left turn onto S L Rogers Blvd. when she failed to see Ray who was riding a bicycle eastbound on Cleveland Avenue crossing over S L Rogers Blvd. Police say Case and Ray collided.

Case was not injured, and Ray was transported to T J Samson Hospital and then transported by Air Method to Vanderbilt Hospital for head injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.

On Thursday, the Glasgow Electric Plant Board said they had received an outpouring of support.

"We've received a lot of love and support from the community, and a lot of 'well wishes' from the community. It's very much appreciated in a very scary time. We've received a lot of thoughts and prayers and the family really appreciates the support," said Glasgow Electric Plant Board Communications Manager Terryn Varney.

GPD was assisted at the scene by Barren/Metcalfe EMS, and the Glasgow Fire Dept.

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