TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on KY 260 in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 09/10/2008
(Hopkins County) - Mrs. Jill Nichols was operating a 1999 Chevrolet S10. She was stopped at the bottom of the northbound exit ramp of the Pennyrile Parkway at the 49 mile-marker. Mrs. Sarah Whittington was operating a 2006 Honda Pilot eastbound on KY 260. Mrs. Nichols pulled into the path of Mrs. Whittington. Mrs. Whittington's vehicle struck Mrs. Nichols vehicle on the driver's side. Mrs. Nichols vehicle then overturned onto its passenger side and came to rest facing north. Mrs. Whittington's vehicle continued onto the northbound entrance ramp of the parkway and exited off the roadway where it struck an earth embankment and came to rest upright facing north. Mrs. Nichols was transported to the Regional Medical Center by ambulance for treatment. Mrs. Whittington was not injured. Both subjects were wearing seatbelts.