TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Injury Collision on I-75 in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 08/20/12
(London, KY.) –- On Monday August 20, 2012 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 11 London received a call of an injury collision on Interstate 75 south bound near the 41 mile marker in Laurel County. Upon arrival it was determined that a 2006 Volvo tractor trailer operated by Ivan Babyak, age 28, of Bensenville, IL was south bound on Interstate 75. The tractor trailer operated by Babyak rear ended a 2005 Volvo tractor trailer operated by Michael Moreno, age 35, of Miami, Florida which was also traveling south bound. It took several hours to clear the accident scene. The accident is being investigated by Kentucky State Police CVE Officer Rob Mitchell. He was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Lafe Owens, Trooper Ryan Loudermilk, Trooper Jack Riley, Laurel County Sheriffs Department, Laurel County Emergency Management, State ERT and Eco-Tech.