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Update: Injury Collision on KY 100 in Allen County

Date of News Release: 02/02/2016

(Scottsville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement responded to a single vehicle injury collision that happened today (02/02/2016) at approximately 6:30 a.m. on KY-100 at the Allen County/Simpson County line in the Stoney Point community.

23-year-old William Hyatt of Dillon, SC was operating a 2016 Kenworth traveling west on KY-100 when he dropped off the shoulder of the road. Hyatt was unable to regain control of the vehicle and struck the Sulphur Fork Creek Bridge where his vehicle continued off the bridge overturning in the creek. Officer's say the road was not designated for the type of commercial motor vehicle being operated, contributing to the cause of Hyatt dropping off the road. Hyatt was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of collision and was transported to the Scottsville Medical Center and later transferred to Vanderbilt Hospital. Hyatt is listed in stable condition at this time.

Sr. Officer Mike Murley is investigating the collision and was assisted on scene by Sgt. Brandon Ford, the Allen Co Fire, Ems and Sheriff's Office. Stoney Point Volunteer Fire, Simpson Co. Fire, Environmental Protection Agency and Kentucky Department of Transportation.

Original News Release Below:

 

Injury Collision on KY 100 in Allen County

Date of News Release: 02/02/2016

(Scottsville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement is on the scene of a single vehicle injury collision that happened at approximately 6:30 a.m. on KY 100 at the Allen County/Simpson County line. Preliminary reports say that a commercial motor vehicle dropped off the shoulder of the road, the driver was unable to get back on the road where he then struck a bridge. The vehicle went over the bridge where it landed a creek. KY 100 is currently closed to thru traffic. A detour has been established using KY585 Old Franklin Road to route motorists around the collision.

More information will follow as it comes available.