TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Two Vehicle Injury Collision in Christian County
Date of News Release: 05/13/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Marshall Turner was backing his vehicle out of a driveway onto KY 800 outside of Crofton, KY. Reginald Eaves was traveling westbound on KY 800 when Mr. Turner backed his vehicle into the travel portion of the roadway, into Mr. Eaves path of travel. Mr. Eaves struck Mr. Turner's vehicle in the side with the front of his vehicle. Through investigation, Mr. Turner was found to be under the influence of alcohol. Mr. Turner also sustained a non-incapacitating injury and was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center via Christian County EMS. Due to Mr. Turner's injuries, he was cited and released to court. Mr. Eaves was not injured in the accident, but was cited to court for Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance, 1st Offense. The investigation was completed by Trooper Derek Smith, Unit 862.