TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Single Vehicle Injury Accident in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 04/16/2007
(Hopkins County) - : Eric B. Hayes of Madisonville, KY was operating his 1988 Chevrolet pickup truck traveling Northbound out of his driveway at 1161 Clarence Woodis Road. He had two male juvenile passengers that were standing up in the bed of his truck. He proceeded out of the driveway onto Clarence Woodis Road and straight across into the driveway of 1158 Clarence Woodis Road. As he entered into the next driveway he noticed that one of the juveniles in the back of the pickup truck began jumping up and down. He then noticed that juvenile fall over the tailgate and out of the truck. The juvenile sustained a cut to the back of his head as a result of striking the gravel driveway. He was transported to the Regional Medical Center via personal vehicle. No other injuries resulted from the incident.