TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Injured in a Single DUI Vehicle Collision on Stagecoach Road
Date of News Release: 02/07/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Richard Pryor, age 34 of Manitou, KY, was operating a 2006 Nissan Pathfinder northbound on Stagecoach Road near the intersection of Jones Road when the passenger side tires dropped off the right shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Pryor overcorrected crossing both lanes of Stagecoach Road. The vehicle exited the left shoulder of the roadway and overturned coming to rest on its passenger side facing west in a grassy area off the southbound shoulder of the roadway. Mr. Pryor was transported by ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. He was cited to court for DUI 1st Offense due to his injuries. He was wearing a seat belt. Trooper Nick Rice investigated the crash that occurred on February 7, 2010 at approximately 10:07 p.m. Trooper Steve Oughton & Medical Center Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.