Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Injury Collision on the Western Kentucky Parkway
Date of News Release: 10/21/2010
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) -- On 10/21/10 at 6:40 a.m. Kentucky State Police responded to a report of an injury accident on the Western Kentucky Parkway at the 125 milepost. Unit 1, a 1990 Nissan Datsun pickup operated by Stephen Lawrence, 26, of Bardstown, Ky, was traveling west on the WK Parkway when it ran into the grass median. Unit 1 then crossed both westbound lanes entering the right shoulder. The vehicle then struck a tree and several large rocks while traveling through the shoulder before overturning and coming to final rest in the right westbound lane. Stephen Lawrence was flown to University Hospital with serious injuries.