TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury collision on Poplar Creek Road
Date of News Release: 07/21/2011
(Mayfield, Ky.) -- Terry Smotherman was traveling north on Poplar Creek Road when he failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the roadway. Mr. Smotherman traveled over 200 feet before his motorcycle overturned causing him to be ejected.
Mr. Smotherman was transported by Lyon County EMS to Lourdes Hospital before being airlifted by Air Evac. Trooper Fields was assisted at the scene by the Lyon County Sheriffs Department, Lyon County Rescue, Kuttawa Fire Department, Eddyville Fire Department, Lyon County EMS, and Air Evac.