Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Single Vehicle Injury Collision in Edmonson County
Date of News Release: 05/05/2013
(Bowling Green, KY) -- On Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 7:10 P.M., Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle injury collision on I-65.
According to Trooper Graham Rutherford, Rod Ellis (47) of Frankfort, KY was traveling North near the 45 mile marker when his 2006 Ford Freestyle SUV hydroplaned. Mr. Ellis lost control of his vehicle and ran off the roadway striking a ditch. Mr. Ellis' vehicle came to rest facing east in the ditch on the right side of the roadway.
Mr. Ellis was transported to TJ Samson Hospital in Glasgow, KY for his injuries. Trooper Rutherford is investigating the collision and he was assisted on scene by Trooper Raymond Chambers, and Park City fire and rescue.