TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Crash on US 127 in Adair County, KY
Date of News Release: 03/28/2006
(Columbia, KY) - A motorcyclist was injured Monday, Mar. 27, in Adair County when he lost control of his vehicle on U.S. 127, went into a side skid, fell from his motorcycle and slid beneath the front of an oncoming car.
The motorcyclist, Ricky W. Antle, 46, of Alpha was transported to Russell County Hospital and then airlifted to University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was listed in stable condition. Antle was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
The driver of the second vehicle, Karen K. Dyson, 48, of Jamestown, was not injured. She was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.
A third vehicle, described as a red Mustang, struck the fallen motorcycle and did not stop.