Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Injury Collision on I-65 in Hart County
Date of News Release: 01/01/2008
(Bowling Green, KY) - Billie Wintin was traveling south on I65 when the vehicle went off the road, traveling 325 ft in the median before entering the northbound lanes of oncoming traffic. Edward Lewis was traveling northbound and attempted to miss the Wintin's vehicle, however the Wintin's vehicle struck the Lewis' vehicle on the passenger side. The Lewis'then traveled off the right hand shoulder of the roadway, overturned twice, then traveled an additional 72 feet before coming to rest. The Wintin's vehicle then traveled an additional 60 feet after impact, went off the right side of the northbound lanes and came to final rest facing south. Edward Lewis was flown by Life Net to the University of Louisville Hospital where he will be admitted. Mattie Lewis was flown by Stat Care to the University of Louisville Hospital where she will be admitted. Both occupants of the Wintin's vehicle were taken by EMS to TJ Samson Hospital.