Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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DUI Arrest after a Collision at the intersection of KY 63 and Siloam Road
Date of News Release: 06/10/2012
(Bowling Green, KY.) -- On Sunday, June 10, 2012, at 3:15 pm Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to the intersection of KY 63 (Tompkinsville Road) and Siloam Road in Barren County in reference to a two vehicle collision.
According to Trooper Lonnie Hodges' preliminary investigation, a 1971 Chevy truck operated by Tommy Paull (50) of Summer Shade, KY was traveling north on KY 63 behind another vehicle, a 1963 Ford passenger car operated by James Curry (35) of Columbia, KY.
Mr. Curry braked to avoid another vehicle which was turning out of Siloam Road. Mr. Paull's vehicle then struck Mr. Curry's vehicle in the rear.
Mr. Paull refused treatment at the scene and Mr. Curry was transported to TJ Sampson by Barren-Metcalfe EMS.
Mr. Paull was arrested for DUI 2nd offense and lodged in the Barren County Jail.
Trooper Hodges was assisted at the scene by the Temple Hill Volunteer Fire Department and Barren-Metcalfe EMS.
The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Trooper Lonnie Hodges.