TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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One Injured in a Single Vehicle Collision on I-24
Date of News Release: 07/11/2010
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Rex Lang was traveling east on Interstate 24 when he attempted to pass another vehicle. Lang was merging back into the slow lane when his vehicle began to hydroplane causing him to lose control. Lang ran off the south side of the Interstate, struck an earth embankment, and the vehicle overturned. Lang was transported by Lyon County EMS to Caldwell County Hospital where he was treated and released for minor injuries. Trooper Duvall was assisted at the scene by the Eddyville Police Department and Lyon County EMS. The investigation continues by Trooper Duvall.