Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Two Injured in a Two Vehicle Collision in Meade County
Date of News Release: 10/12/2010
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) -- On Monday, October 11, 2010, at 05:15 pm Eastern Time, the Kentucky State Police Post in Elizabethtown was notified of a serious injury accident at the intersection of KY144 and US60, 3 miles north of Flaherty. A 2009 Chevrolet Equinox, operated by Rosemary K. Holston (a 55-year-old female from Vine Grove, KY), was traveling east on KY144, when the driver began a left turn onto US60, directly into the path of a 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle, operated by Tony D. Nix (a 33-year-old male from Ector, TX). The vehicles struck head-on and Mr. Nix was ejected from his motorcycle. Mr. Nix was transported to University of Louisville Hospital, by Air Methods Air Ambulance, with life threatening injuries. Ms. Holston suffered minor injuries, but refused treatment and transport. The investigation into this accident is ongoing.