TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on KY 176 in Muhlenberg County
Date of News Release: 03/03/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - Terrie Poole was operating a 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix eastbound on KY 176. Paul McKinney was operating a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser westbound on KY 176. Teresa Baskerville was operating a 1994 Chevrolet Camero westbound on KY 176 traveling behind Mr. McKinney's vehicle. As Ms. Poole's vehicle topped a hill, her vehicle crossed into the westbound lane. Her vehicle side-swiped Mr. McKinney's vehicle and struck Ms. Baskerville's vehicle head-on. Mr. McKinney's vehicle exited off the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a fence before coming to rest. The other two vehicles came to rest on the roadway. Ms. Poole was flown to Owensboro Mercy for treatment. She was not wearing a seatbelt. Mr. McKinney was wearing a seatbelt and did not sustain any injuries. Ms. Baskerville was transported by ambulance to the Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment. She was wearing a seatbelt.