Trooper Brad Arterburn
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 5, Campbellsburg
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Two Injured in Trimble County Crash
Date of News Release: 01/06/2012
(Bedford, Ky) -- Troopers from KSP Post 5 responded to a single-vehicle injury accident last night (01/05/2012) at 7:02 pm in Trimble County. Investigation revealed that Donny Jones, a 40 year-old male from Shelbyville, was traveling east on KY 316 when he drove off the roadway and struck a tree with the driver's side of the vehicle. He had to be extricated from the vehicle by Bedford Fire and Rescue. Dusty Jones, a 6 year-old male from Shelbyville, was in the passenger seat of the vehicle. He was removed from the vehicle by a passer-by. Donny Jones was transported by Air Methods, Inc. to the University of Louisville Hospital and is in stable condition. Dusty Jones was transported by Air Methods, Inc. to Kosair Children's Hospital and is in critical condition. Both parties were wearing seat-belts.
Trooper Jennifer Johnson is leading in the investigation of the collision. Trooper Johnson was assisted at the scene by the Trimble County Sheriff's Department, Trimble County EMS, Bedford Fire and Rescue, and Milton Fire and Rescue.