Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Injury Crash on Ky248 in Meade County, KY
Date of News Release: 04/26/2006
(Elizabethtown, KY) - James R. Deshon was driving a 1996 Chrysler Cirrus, and was traveling westbound on Ky428. Mr. Deshon's vehicle came to a stop at the intersection of KY79 and KY428. Mr. Deshon did not observe any oncoming vehicles and attempted to proceed west on Ky428. Mr. Rocky Ingram was driving an 2001 Ford pickup, and was traveling south on Ky 79 at which time Mr. Deshon's vehicle pulled out in front of Mr. Ingram's vehicle. Mr. Deshon's vehicle struck Mr. Ingram's vehicle in the driver's side door. Mr. Ingram's vehicle left the roadway before striking a telephone pole and coming to final rest on its passenger side.
Mr. Deshon was not injured in the crash. Mr. Ingram was admitted to the University Hospital with serious injuries.