TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Hopkins County Non Injury Collision involving School Bus
Date of News Release: 04/20/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Zachary Stanley was driving his 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue southbound on US 41 when a vehicle driven by John Dickenhut of Cloverdale, IN made a left turn in front of the Mr. Stanley vehicle. Mr. Stanley swerved and hit his brakes and successfully avoided a head on collision with the Dickenhut vehicle. After avoiding the other vehicle the Stanley vehicle slid into the school bus at the intersection of Bell Crossing that was waiting to turn onto US 41. The school bus was driven by Janet Cartwright of Madisonville and contained 42 Hopkins county schoolchildren. Med Center EMS responded to evaluate those involved but no injuries were reported.