Officer Jared Newberry
Public Affairs Officer
CVE Regional Office
Kentucky State Police
3545 Roger E. Schupp Street
Louisville, KY 40205
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KSP Investigates Accident On I-65 In Bullitt County
Date of News Release: 10/07/2011
(Shepherdsville, Ky.) -- On October 7, 2011 the Kentucky State Police responded to and accident on I-65 south at exit 116 this morning which shut part of the interstate down.
Preliminary investigation shows that a Chevy passenger vehicle driven by Cole Compton, 19 of Louisville side swiped a tractor trailer driven by Angela Whitt, 27 of Amherst, Oh. Ms. Whitt's vehicle then struck a F-150 driven by Dylan Vibert, 20 of Shepherdsville pinning him against another tractor trailer. Ms. Whitt's vehicle left the roadway and came to rest at he bottom of the hill. Mr. Vibert was trapped and had to be removed from the vehicle by fire and rescue. A total of 3 passenger vehicles and 2 tractor trailers were involved.
Mr. Vibert was transported to University of Louisville hospital with serious injuries.