Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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One Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision on KY 88
Date of News Release: 09/06/2010
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- Joseph C. Rucker was traveling east on KY 88 and Timothy W. Richards was traveling west when they met in a curve near Boyds Knob Road. Mr. Rucker's vehicle crossed over the center line and struck Mr. Richards' vehicle in the left side of his empty trailer with the left side of his vehicle. After impact, Mr. Rucker's vehicle continued east before exiting the left side of the roadway and traveling up an embankment where he was ejected from the vehicle. Mr. Richards' vehicle remained on the roadway after impact. Mr. Richards was not injured in the collision. Joseph C. Rucker was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by Hart County EMS and then transported to University of Louisville Hospital.