TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision
Date of News Release: 05/14/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Jackie Jones, age 61 of Nebo, KY, was operating a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck westbound on KY 1034 (Rose Creek Road) approaching the intersection of KY 630 (Columbia Schoolhouse Road). Taylor Gabbard, age 18 of Falmouth, KY, was operating a 1996 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck northbound on KY 630 (Columbia Schoolhouse Road). Mr. Gabbard did not see Mr. Jones approaching and pulled into his path of travel. The two vehicles collided in the intersection. Mr. Gabbard's vehicle came to rest in a ditch facing east. Mr. Jones' vehicle came to rest on its driver's side in a ditch facing north. Mr. Jones was transported by ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. No other injuries were reported. Both men were wearing seat belts. Trooper First Class John Komar investigated the crash that occurred on May 14, 2010 at 7:35 a.m. Medical Center Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.