TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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One Injured in a Collision on the Western Kentucky Parkway
Date of News Release: 02/24/2012
(Madisonville, KY) -- Marion R. Hart, age 46 of Gleason, TN, was operating a tractor trailer westbound on the Western Kentucky Parkway at approximately the 44 mile-marker when he was distracted by an object that fell from the storage area in his cab. The vehicle traveled into the median and struck a guardrail. Mr. Hart was transported via ambulance to the Regional Medical Center for treatment. He was wearing a seatbelt. Both westbound lanes of travel were closed for a short period of time while the vehicle was removed and the guardrail was repaired.
Trooper Nathan Craft investigated the crash that occurred on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 10:40 pm. The Graham Volunteer Fire Department, Muhlenberg County EMS, and the Greenville Police Department assisted at the scene.