TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash on I-24 in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 08/22/2006
(Lyon County, KY)- Vehicle was traveling west on Interstate 24 near the 46 milemarker. The rear drivers side tire blew causing the driver to lose control. The vehicle entered the median and overturned several times before coming to rest on the drivers side. Dianne B. Thompson was trapped in the vehicle and was extracated by Lyon County EMS. Dianne B. Thompson and Sara K. Thompson (front seat passenger) were wearing seatbelts. Randy Thompson was sleeping unrestrained in the rear of the van at the time of the accident. The investigation continues with Tpr Bob Winters, Kentucky State Police.