TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Traffic Crash with Injury in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 07/10/2012
(LONDON, KY.) – On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at approximately 12:22 PM, the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a report of a two vehicle traffic crash on KY 1223 (American Greeting Road) in Laurel County.
Upon arrival Trooper Lloyd Cochran determined that a 2004, brown, Chevrolet, Impala, passenger car operated by Bailey Steele, 21, of Corbin, was traveling southbound on KY 1223 when it skided into the northbound lane and struck a 1999, red, Dodge, pickup, operated by Derrick Robinson, 22, of London, headon.
Steele stated she was avoiding a red GMC, Somoma, pickup that had pulled into her path from the apartment complex. Steele and her passenger, Adam Senters, 21, of Flat Lick were taken to the Saint Joseph Hospital in London for treatment of their injuries.
Robinson and one od his passengers, Michael Gallagher, 23, of Corbin were also taken to the Saint Joseph Hospital in London for treatment of their injuries. Robinsons other passenger Johnny Sasser, 21, of Keavy was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for treatment of his injuries.
No drug or alcohol usage was suspected.
Trooper Cochran is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Trooper John Barnett, Laurel County EMS and the West Knox Fire Department.