Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Injury collision at the intersection of KY 7 and KY 711
Date of News Release: 11/14/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On November 14, 2011, Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a call for service from Morgan County Dispatch in reference to a two vehicle injury accident at the intersection of KY 7 and KY 711. Garry Bishop was operating a 2000 Ford Pickup northbound on KY 7 near the intersection of KY 711. Kelley Howard was operating a 2003 Chevrolet Van northbound in front of the vehicle operated by Mr. Bishop. Ms. Howard stopped and attempted to make a left turn onto KY 711. Mr. Bishop did not see the vehicle stopped in the roadway.
Mr. Bishop's vehicle struck the Chevrolet Van before both vehicles came to final rest on KY 7. Garry Bishop, Kelly Howard, Jaelyn Howard, and Brian Howard were taken to Morgan Appalachian Regional Hospital for treatment. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Joseph Zalone.