Officer Jamie Fields
Public Affairs Officer
CVE Regional Office
Kentucky State Police
109 Loraine Street
Pikeville, KY 41501
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Injury Collision on US 23 in Floyd County
Date of News Release: 01/23/2012
(IVEL,KY) -- On Monday January 23, 2012 Post 09 Pikeville received a 911 call of a collision involving a commercial vehicle and a passenger car on US 23 in the Ivel community of Floyd County.
Preliminary investigation reveals that Alvis R. Hawkins was operating a 1996 red Kenworth tractor trailer when attempting to turn left onto US 23 southbound, Hawkins allegedly pull in the path of a 2008 Toyota Yaris driven by Philip W. Heffington. The vehicles came to Final rest in the median and southbound lane. Southbound US 23 was shut down for a short amount of time.
Heffington was transported to Pikeville Medical Center for his injuries.
Officer Kevin Belcher, Officer Gary Mullins and Officer Marty Combs were assisted on scene by Floyd County Sheriff Department, Allen Fire Department and Questcare Ambulance Service.
The collision remains under investigation by Officer Kevin Belcher.