Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Injury collision on North L&N Turnpike
Date of News Release: 12/18/2011
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) –- On December 18, 2011 at 4:15 A.M. ET Kentucky State Police, Post 4, Elizabethtown responded to a single vehicle accident at the intersection of North L&N Turnpike and Leafdale Road in Larue County. Upon investigation it was determined that Cory Sidebottom, age 24 of Hodgenville, was operating a 1999 Chevrolet Camaro southbound on North L&N Turnpike when for unknown reasons the vehicle left the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, crossed the roadway, struck a concrete pole and vacant residence and came to final rest facing west in the northbound lane of travel. Mr. Sidebottom was treated at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle, Joseph D. Holcomb Jr., age 43 of Hodgenville was taken by air ambulance to University of Louisville Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The accident is being investigated by Trooper Josh Cummings.