TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Injury collision on Rosecreek Road in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 08/24/2011
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Mr. Jason W. Lovejoy was operating a 2002 Yamaha Motorcycle eastbound on Rosecreek Road when a deer entered the roadway. Mr. Lovejoy was unable to avoid a collision and struck the deer with the front of his motorcycle. The motorcycle then overturned onto the right side and slid approximately 60 feet coming to final rest in the eastbound lane of Rosecreek Rd. Mr. Lovejoy was transported to Regional Medical Center via Med Center Ambulance where he was then flown to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, IN by PHI Air Medical for treatment to his injuries.