TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Injury collision on US 68 in Lebanon, Ky
Date of News Release: 06/03/2011
(Lebanon, Ky.) -- Trooper Morris Farris is investigating a collision that occurred at 4:53 p.m. at intersection of US 68 and Ky 2154(Lebanon Bypass). A 2002 Ford F250 operated by James S Lawson, age 16, Lebanon was traveling Southbound on Ky2154 and was making a left turn on to US68 and failed to yield for a 1994 Chev Silverado which was being operated by Benedict Ford, age 61, Lebanon. Lawson and a passenger Jarrad Livers, age 16, Lebanon were both belted but were not injured.
Benedict Ford who was belted was transported to Springview Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Trooper Farris was assisted by Trooper Jonathan Houk, Marion County EMS and Lebanon Police Department.