Woman flown to hospital following Boone Co. crash

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) -- A woman was flown to the hospital Tuesday following a roll-over accident in Boone County.

It happened just before 11 a.m. on Gunpowder Raod.

Police say Janice Carpenter, 71 of Independence, Kentucky was north on Gunpowder Road near Ridgeview Drive when she failed to negotiate a curve in her 2001 Toyota Rav4 and left the roadway hitting a culvert, driveway, and grate before rolling.  Witnesses behind her said it rolled 3 or 4 times.

Carpenter had to be extricated from the SUV and then flown to University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio with reported non life-threatening injuries.  She was wearing a seat belt.