TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury Collision on the Cumberland Parkway
Date of News Release: 11/13/2010
(Adair County, KY) Trooper Bryan Shepard is investigating a collision that occurred Friday night 11/12/10 at approximately 11:00 p.m. CST. Gregory S. Thomas, age 50 of Columbia, was traveling East on the Cumberland Parkway operating a 2004 Cadillac.
Thomas fell asleep, causing him to lose control of his vehicle and strike a road sign before coming to rest in the median. Thomas, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported by Adair County EMS to Westlake Regional Hospital and airlifted to UofL Hospital for treatment. Trooper Shepard was assisted at the scene by Trooper John Barnett and the Adair County EMS. The accident continues to be under investigation.