Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Injury Collision on Hardyville Road
Date of News Release: 09/25/2007
(Bowling Green) - Hardyville Volunteer Fire Department was responding to an injury accident in the Monroe Community. Michael Bell was traveling eastbound on Hardyville Road when his vehicle met a white vehicle traveling westbound. Mr. Bell's vehicle crossed the center line in a curve. In an attempt to avoid the vehicle, Mr. Bell's vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway then lost control and slid across the roadway overturning. Mr. Bell's vehicle came to final rest against a tree off the left side of the roadway. The driver (Michael Bell) and passenger (Roger Rayburn) were trapped inside Mr. Bell's vehicle until a witness was able to free them and render aid. Mr. Bell and Mr. Rayburn were transported to TJ Samson Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.