TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on US 41A in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 05/04/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Joseph Phillips was operating a 1991 International box truck westbound on US 41A when the vehicle dropped off the westbound shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Phillips overcorrected causing the truck to cross both lanes of travel. The truck exited the eastbound shoulder of the roadway and overturned coming to rest on the driver's side. Mr. Phillips was transported to the Regional Medical Center by ambulance for treatment. His passenger, Mr. Todd, was not injured. Both men were wearing seat belts.