Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Morgantown Man Injured in a Collision on Caneyville Road
Date of News Release: 08/26/2012
(Bowling Green, KY.) –- On Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 1:10 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to Caneyville Road in Butler County, Kentucky regarding single vehicle injury collision.
According to Trooper Chad Smith, Thomas V. Smith (35) of Morgantown, KY was traveling northbound on Caneyville Road when he lost control of his 1997 Ford Ranger Pickup Truck. Mr. Smith entered into a right ditch causing the vehicle to enter into a slid skid. Mr. Smith's vehicle then overturned approximately three times and Mr. Smith was ejected. Mr. Smith was transported to Vanderbilt Hospital by Air Evac were he is listed in critical condition. Mr. Smith was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision.
The investigation is still on going and is being led by Trooper Chad Smith. Trooper Smith was assisted on scene by the Butler County EMS, Rescue Squad, Morgantown Fire Department, and Butler County Sheriff's Office. Mr. Smith was listed in critical condition.