TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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One Injured in a Collision on Chestnut Oak Road
Date of News Release: 05/21/2012
(Lyon County) -- On 05-19-2012 at approximately 1810 hours, Ryan Young was traveling East on Chestnut Oak Road, Kuttawa, KY negotiating a right curve. Mr. Young was unable to negotiate the curve and went straight across the oncoming lane and ran off the left side of the roadway. He then traveled down an embankment where he came to final rest. Mr. Young was able to climb out of the vehicle and contacted a person to pick him up. As they were traveling on Chestnut Oak Road, Mr. Young jumped from the vehicle. Mr. Young was transported from the scene by Lyon County EMS and then flown to Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN by PHI air ambulance. The investigation is ongoing by Tpr. Eric Fields.