TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Single Vehicle Injury Collision on ramp of the Pennyrile Parkway
Date of News Release: 01/27/2012
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- On Thursday, January 26, 2012, at approximately 8:02 P.M., Carl Cunningham was operating his 1993 Jeep SUV on the southbound ramp of the Pennyrile Parkway at the 9mm. Due to the slippery roadway surface; Mr. Cunningham's vehicle lost traction and began to spin. Mr. Cunningham overcorrected the vehicle causing it to hit the left side guardrail and come to final rest. Mr. Cunningham was transported to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for injuries he sustained in the collision. The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Derek Smith.