Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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One Injured in a DUI Collision on Christy Creek in Rowan County
Date of News Release: 05/14/2012
(Morehead, KY) -- On Sunday, May 13th, 2012, at 7:18 P.M. Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a phone call from Rowan County Dispatch in reference to a one vehicle injury accident at 1715 Christy Creek in Rowan County. Trooper Scott Caudill and Rowan County Fire and EMS responded to the scene. Michelle Conn of Morehead was driving her 1999 Chevrolet S-10 pickup eastbound on Christy Creek when she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle exited the westbound lane of Christy Creek. The vehicle overturned and came to final rest on it's top blocking both lanes of travel. Ms. Conn was ejected from the truck. She was taken to St. Claire Regional Medical Center. She was later transported to University of Kentucky Medical Center. Alcohol and wet road conditions are thought to have played a part in the accident. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Scott Caudill.