Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Injury Collision on I65 in Warren County
Date of News Release: 11/17/2010
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- Elder Hernandez was traveling northbound in the right lane of I65 near the 33 mile marker. According to a passenger, the driver and other passenger were arguing before the collision. Mr. Hernandez's vehicle ran onto the northbound emergency strip on the right hand side of the road. Unit one then struck the guardrail end with the passengers side door. Mr. Hernandez's vehicle slid off the guardrail into the ditch line, traveling approximately 35 feet before coming to final rest with the rear end against the guardrail facing. The front seat passenger, Manual Garcia, was life flighted to Vanderbilt Hospital with serious injuries. The driver and backseat passenger were admitted to the Bowling Green Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.