TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on KY 295 in Crittenden County
Date of News Release: 02/04/2009
(Madisonville, KY) - Aaron Springs was operating a 1998 Dodge Stratus southbound on KY 295. Kenneth Kemper was operating a 1988 Ford F-150 pickup truck northbound on KY 295. The two vehicles struck head-on. Mr. Springs' vehicle rotated counter-clockwise and came to rest upright, facing west, partially on the southbound shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Kemper's vehicle overturned as a result of the collision and came to rest on its passenger side on the northbound shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Kemper was transported by Lyon County EMS to Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY for treatment. Mr. Springs was flown from the scene by PHI to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN for treatment. Neither driver was wearing a seat belt.