TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Injury Collision on Hal Rogers Parkway in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 02/04/2008
(London, KY) - On Monday 02-04-2008 at approximately 5:27 PM the Kentucky State Police responded to a two vehicle traffic crash, with injury, on the Hal Rogers Parkway 6 miles east of London, in Laurel County.
Upon arrival KSP Trooper Mike King determined a 2004 White, Ford, Crown Victoria Police vehicle, operated by Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy Joshua R. Wolfe, 24, of Williamsburg, KY, was west bound on the Hal Rogers Parkway.
Wolfe lost control of his vehicle, on the rain soaked roadway, after passing another westbound vehicle and struck the westbound side guardrail.
Wolfe then traveled back onto the roadway and entered the path of an eastbound vehicle operated by Vance Mosley, 69, of Mozelle, KY. Mosley was operating a 2001, Silver, Dodge Durango, during the crash.
Both drivers were transported to the Saint Joseph - London Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.
No drug or alcohol usage is suspected. Seatbelt usage is still under investigation.
KSP Traffic Crash Reconstructionist Trooper Greg Hill continues the investigation and was assisted by KSP Traffic Crash Reconstructionist Detective Mike Bowling, Trooper Mike King, Trooper Nick Metcalf, officers from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the Laurel County Fire Department, the Laurel County Rescue Squad and the Kentucky Highway Department.