TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Three Vehicle Collision on US 62 in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 03/16/2013
(Hickory, Ky.) -- Mr. Michael Blumer and Mr. Ronny Webb were stopped in west bound traffic on the east side of the US 62 Cumberland River Bridge. Mr. Matthew Jones, also traveling west approaching the stopped traffic, failed to notice the vehicles were stopped and collided with Blumer's truck. Jones then steered the semi into the oncoming lane. He then collided with Webb and the semi was again redirected into the construction site where it came to final rest when it struck a guardrail. Mr. Jones suffered minor injuries to his leg, but refused medical treatment at the scene.
The Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by the Kentucky Department of Transportation.