TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on KY 189 in Christian County
Date of News Release: 06/16/2009
(Madisonville, KY) -- Wilford Stewart was operating a 2008 Ford F750 southbound on North Greenville Road (KY 189) when his right side tires dropped off the roadway onto the right shoulder. Mr. Stewart overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle overturned. The vehicle came to rest on its driver's side in the northbound lane. Mr. Stewart was trapped in the vehicle. The Lacy Volunteer Fire Department had to extricate Mr. Stewart from the vehicle. Mr. Stewart was transported to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center by the Hopkinsville / Christian County EMS for treatment. His passenger, Michael Chapman, was transported to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment by a personal vehicle. Both men were wearing seat belts.