TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury Collision at the Intersection of US 62 and KY 454
Date of News Release: 08/08/2009
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Mr. Steve Schroader was traveling westbound on US 62, approaching the intersection of Lake Grove Loop and KY 454. Mr. Charles Smith was stopped at the intersection of Lake Grove Loop, attempting to cross US 62 onto KY 454. Mr. Smith pulled out onto US 62 in front of Mr. Schroader's motorcycle. The front wheel of Mr. Schroader's motorcycle then made contact with the ride side of Mr. Smith's truck. Mr. Smith's vehicle came to rest off the westbound shoulder of US 62 facing North. As a result of the collision, Mr. Shroader's motorcycle went over onto the left side, striking the pavement and coming to rest in the westbound lane of US 62 facing North. Mr. Schroader was transported by ambulance to Regional Medical Center for injuries sustained as a result of the collision.