Officer Brian Gilliam
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
CVE Region 3
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Commercial Vehicle Collision Involving Injury
Date of News Release: 01/26/2011
(Shelby County, Ky) -- On 01/25/2011 at approximately 11:05pm Officers of the Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement responded to an injury collision in Shelby County. During the collision investigation it was determined that the driver of a commercial vehicle left the roadway while eastbound on Interstate 64 near the 34 mile marker. After leaving the roadway the commercial vehicle struck a parked and abandoned vehicle that was on the shoulder of the roadway and subsequently a tree as he continued off the roadway. The commercial vehicle finally came to rest after striking the tree. The driver of the commercial vehicle was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital with minor injuries. No other persons were involved in the collision.
It is believed that the wet weather and slick roadways contributed to the collision. There is no further traffic impact near the scene of the collision.