Updated: Medical episode leads to injury accident

A medical issue led to a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning on South Virginia Street that sent the driver to a Nashville hospital.

The collision report from Hopkinsville police says Charlene Northington of Hopkinsville had been headed north when she said she passed out at the wheel, causing her vehicle to leave the road and strike a utility pole.

Northington was taken by EMS to an Air Evac helicopter and flown to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.