TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury collision on Shaw Road in Graves County
Date of News Release: 11/20/2011
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Darren Wiggins was traveling east on Shaw Road in a UPG propane truck. Mr. Wiggins failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the side of the road. Mr. Wiggins overcorrected causing the vehicle to hydroplane and overturn. The propane tank was carrying 2200lbs of propane and remained in tact with no leakage. Mr. Wiggins was transported by Graves County EMS to Western Baptist Hospital. Shaw Road was closed for two hours to allow the truck to be up- righted and the propane transferred to another truck. Trooper Ward was assisted at the scene by the Lowe's Fire Department, Melber Fire Department, Graves County Sheriff's Department, Graves County EMS, and Emergency Management.