TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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One Injured in a Collision on Jackson Purchase Parkway
Date of News Release: 05/25/2012
(Mayfield, KY) – Steven Clifton was northbound on Jackson Purchase Parkway taking exit 52 A to I-24 Eastbound and dropped off the left shoulder of the road. His load shifted, causing the semi load of lumber to overturn. The semi came to rest on the drivers side and Clifton was trapped for a short time. He was removed from the vehicle by another semi driver. The load of lumber spilled over the entire ramp, closing it for approximately six hours while the lumber was removed. The investigation continues by Trooper Brian Duvall.