TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision on Island Ford Road in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 06/22/2009
(Madisonville, KY) -- Bobby Murray was operating a 2006 Nissan Murano southbound on Island Ford Road approaching the intersection of the Pennyrile Parkway entrance ramp. Mr. Murray received the green light and proceeded straight through the intersection. At the same time, Ashli Conrad was operating a 2001 Chrysler Town & Country northbound on Island Ford Road and was attempting to make a left turn onto the entrance ramp. Ms. Conrad did not see Mr. Murray traveling through the intersection and made a left turn in front of him. The front of both vehicles struck each other causing severe damage. The passengers in Mr. Murray's vehicle, Shelby and Haleigh Darnell, were transported to Regional Medical Center by a personal vehicle for treatment. All occupants in Mr. Murray's vehicle were wearing seat belts. Ms. Conrad was not wearing a seat belt.