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Injury Collision on I-24 in Caldwell County

Date of News Release: 12/17/2008

Madisonville, KY - Eric Sell was operating a 2007 Freightliner tractor-trailer eastbound on I-24 in the right-hand lane. Mr. Sell was traveling at approximately 35 mph due to a collision that had already occurred in front of him. Jamey Moore was operating a 2006 Volvo tractor-trailer eastbound on I-24 behind Mr. Sell traveling at an apparent higher rate of speed. Mr. Moore attempted to slow and avoid Mr. Sell, but was unable to due so. Mr. Moore's vehicle struck Mr. Sell's vehicle. Mr. Moore's vehicle then jack-knifed blocking both eastbound lanes. Mr. Moore was transported by Caldwell County EMS to the Trigg County Hospital for treatment. No other injuries were reported. Both men were wearing seat belts.

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