TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Dirt bike collision on County Road 1024
Date of News Release: 04/19/2011
(Cunningham, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police is investigating an injury accident that occurred at approximately 1:30 P.M. on County Road 1024 in Carlisle County. A 10 Year old juvenile was northbound on County Road 1024 on a dirt bike. A log truck was parked with the tractor partially in the roadway. The juvenile struck the tractor of the semi and was thrown from the dirt bike. The juvenile was not wearing a helmet and was transported to Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah and was later flown to Vanderbilt Hospital in Tennessee for head injuries. Trooper Clint Davis was assisted at the scene by Carlisle County EMS and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement.