TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury collision on the Interstate 24
Date of News Release: 04/07/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- David Evans was traveling Eastbound on Interstate 24 near the 56 mile marker when he observed deer standing in the middle of his lane of travel. He steered his vehicle to the left, into the median in attempt to avoid striking the deer. Mr. Evans then overcorrected his vehicle, causing it to spin and come to final rest in the median. Mr. Evans sustained possible internal injuries and was transported to the Caldwell County Hospital. The investigation was completed by Trooper Derek Smith, Unit 862.