TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Injured in a Signle Vehicle Collision on Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway
Date of News Release: 09/22/2010
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Melissa J. Lucas, age 25 of Hopkinsville, KY, was operating a 2009 Mazda northbound on the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway at approximately the 15 ½ mile-marker when she veered to the left. She then overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle exited the right side of the roadway and traveled into a ditch. Ms. Lucas was transported via ambulance to the Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment. She was wearing a seat belt. Trooper Mike Manzanares investigated the crash that occurred on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 1:25 p.m. The Christian County Sheriff's Department and Christian County Fire & EMS assisted at the scene.