TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision on Walnut Street in Marion County
Date of News Release: 05/14/2009
(Marion County, Ky.) -- A collision occurred at 3:14 PM in the city limits of Lebanon on Walnut Street. Jerry Childers of Gravel Switch KY, age 18, was operating a 93 chevy pick-up . He was wearing a seat belt and was treated at Springview Hospital. A passenger in Mr. Childers' vehicle, Leslie Stearman of Lebanon KY, age 18 was not wearing a seat belt and was treated at Springview Hospital.
Christopher Downs of Lebanon KY was operating a 89 chevy pick-up . He was wearing a seat belt and not injured.
Mr. Childers was traveling south on Walnut Street. Mr. Downs was parked with caution lights on picking up trash for the city of Lebanon. Mr. Childers' vehicle rear ended Mr. Downs' vehicle. The collision is being investigated by TPR Nathan Rhodes.