Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Morgan County Injury Accident
Date of News Release: 06/18/2012
(West Liberty, KY) -- On Monday, June 18, 2012, Kentucky State Police in Morehead was contacted in reference to a single vehicle injury accident on KY172 near West Liberty, KY. Trooper Jonathan Moore responded to the scene. Eva Elliott was traveling east on KY172 when she failed to negotiate a right hand curve and started to skid. Ms. Elliott struck the guardrail with her front end causing her vehicle to spin around. Ms. Elliott then struck the guardrail a second time with the rear end of the vehicle causing her to go over the guardrail and travel over an embankment backwards, overturning and coming to a final rest. Eva Elliott was flown from Morgan ARH to St. Marys Medical Center in Huntington, WV by Health Net for non-life threatening injuries. Also on scene to assist Trooper Moore was Morgan County EMS and Morgan County Fire Rescue. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Jonathan Moore.