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KSP-CVE Officer Involved In Injury Collision

Date of News Release: 09/30/2016

Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Aaron Stidham Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Aaron Stidham Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Aaron Stidham

BEREA, Ky. (September 30, 2016) At approximately 7:00 a.m., Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Aaron Stidham was on patrol, traveling west on KY 21 near the I-75 northbound entry ramp. Officer Stidham appears to have exited the right side of the roadway striking a guard rail. As a result of striking the guard rail, Officer Stidham's cruiser overturned and came to a final rest near the wood line. Officer Stidham was transported by Madison County EMS to the University of Kentucky Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Officer Stidham's cruiser sustained severe damage and was towed from the scene. Assisting on scene was KSP-CVE, Kentucky State Police, Berea Police Department, Madison County Sheriff's Office, Berea Fire and Rescue, and Madison County EMS. The collision remains under investigation by Sergeant Justin Pickrell.