TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Injury Collision on I-75 in Whitley County
Date of News Release: 07/08/2012
(Williamsburg, KY) –- On Sunday July 8, 2012 the Kentucky State Police Post 11 London responded to a single vehicle accident on Interstate 75 northbound around the (7) seven mile marker. It was determined that a 2012 Chevrolet sedan was traveling northbound when the operator lost control of the vehicle overturning ejecting (2) two occupants. The driver was transported from the scene via ambulance to a local hospital, and one passenger was airlifted from the scene to University of Tennessee hospital. Two additional passengers were not injured in the accident. Neither party was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. The accident is being investigated by Trooper Brandon Creekmore U/307. Trooper Creekmore was assisted at the scene by K.S.P. Post 11 Trooper Mike Witt U/718. The Kentucky State Police was assisted by Whitley County E.M.S., South Whitley, Williamsburg Fire and Rescue, and Emlynn Fire Department's.