Officer Charles Tinsley
Public Affairs Officer
CVE Regional Office
Kentucky State Police
Morehead, KY 40351
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Injury collision on the Bert T. Combs Mt. Parkway in Wolfe County
Date of News Release: 09/23/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On September 23, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Kentucky State Police Sergeant Scott Hopkins arrived on scene of a single vehicle injury accident at the 38 mile marker of the Bert T. Combs Mt. Parkway. Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Dennis Johnson and Officer Danny Abner along with Kentucky State Police Trooper Joe Veeneman, Lieutenant Sean Welch, Wolfe County EMS and Wolfe County Fire/Rescue responded to the scene. Tina Hayes was operating a 2004 Chrysler minivan east bound on the Mt. Parkway, when due to wet road conditions, she lost control of her van, struck a guardrail, and was thrown from the vehicle.
Mrs. Hayes was transported from the scene to the UK Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. The accident remains under investigation by Officer Dennis Johnson.