Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Injury Crash on I-65 in Larue County, KY
Date of News Release: 01/22/2006
(Elizabethtown, KY) - Andrew Tuel (1991 Peterbilt) was traveling southbound in the left lane of I-65 when the left trailer tire dropped off the roadway. Driver (Mr. Tuel) then overcorrected and went into a spin. Tractor and trailer slid off the west side of the roadway and rolled two to three times. Tractor and trailer came to final rest in the southbound slow lane facing northbound. Driver was trapped in the tractor and rescued by the Upton and Elizabethtown Fire and Rescue. Driver was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.