TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Injury Collision on KY 92 in Wayne County
Date of News Release: 10/15/2007
(LONDON) On Sunday 10-14-2007 at 2:06 PM the Kentucky State Police received a request for assistance, from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, with an injury traffic crash on KY 92 approximately 5 miles east of Monticello, KY.
Upon arrival KSP Traffic Crash Reconstructionist Trooper Greg Hill determined that unit one a 1995 Chrysler, LeBaron, Convertible driven by Ashley D. King, 20, of Monticello, KY was westbound on KY 92 when it failed to negotiate a curve and struck unit two head-on. King and the two passengers of unit one were flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for treatment of their injuries. Preliminary investigation indicates that no one in unit one was seat belted at the time of the crash.
Unit two a 1999 GMC Pickup driven by Danny K. Coffey, 52, of Monticello, KY was eastbound on KY 92 when struck by unit one. Coffey was also flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for treatment of his injuries. Preliminary investigation indicates that Coffey was not seat belted at the time of the crash.
No alcohol or drug usage is suspected at this time, but is determination is pending the completion of the investigation.
Trooper Greg Hill is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Trooper Jeff Senters and officers from the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.