TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Four injured in a two vehicle collision on US41-A (Madisonville Road)
Date of News Release: 07/06/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Kristina Childress, age 33 of Nortonville, KY, was operating her 2005 Nissan Pathfinder northbound on US41-A (Madisonville Road) when her vehicle began to hydroplane. Ms. Childress lost control and entered the southbound lane. Carl Ramey, age 70 of Hopkinsville, KY, was southbound on US41-A in his 2003 Nissan Frontier. Mr. Ramey was unable to avoid a collision with Ms. Childress' vehicle and was struck head on. Both vehicles came to final rest on the southbound shoulder in a ditch. All occupants were transported to Jennie Stuart Hospital by Hopkinsville EMS for treatment of their injuries.