TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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ATV Collision on Hickland Road in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 09/07/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Sara J. Meyer-Lane, age 27 of Madisonville, KY, was operating a 1999 Yamaha ATV westbound on Hickland Road. For unknown reason, Ms. Meyer-Lane lost control of the ATV and was ejected from it on the roadway. The ATV exited the left shoulder of the roadway and came to a final rest facing eastbound. Ms. Meyer-Lane was flown to St. Mary's in Evansville, IN via PHI Air for treatment. She was not wearing a helmet. Trooper Carlo Anderson investigated the crash that occurred on Sunday, September 5, 2010 at approximately 9:00 p.m. Trooper Jay Cottrell, the Anton Volunteer Fire Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service, and PHI Air Medical assisted at the scene.