TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Injury Collison on US 60 Bypass in Union County
Date of News Release: 12/21/2008
(Henderson, KY) - Jeremy Powell was operating a 2000 Ford Ranger Pickup West Bound on the US 60 Bypass when for reasons yet unknown, he veered across the center line of the highway and struck a 2004 Freightliner Tractor-Trailer driven by Danny Price. Mr. Powell's vehicle struck the tractor at the front wheel and then traveled down the side of the entire tractor and trailer. Mr. Powell's vehicle vehicle then veered back across the center line and overturned partially blocking the west bound lane. Mr. Powell had to be extricated from the vehicle prior to being transported by ambulance to Methodist Hospital Union County. Mr. Price was not injured. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene. Investigation is ongoing.