Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Elizabethtown Man Injured In Parkway Accident
Date of News Release: 11/27/2013
(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY.) – On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at approximately 9:35 A.M. EST, Kentucky State Police Post 04 received a call in regards to an accident that occurred at the 1 mile marker Eastbound on the Bluegrass Pkwy. Charles L. Dever (60) of Elizabethtown was parked in his 2004 Chevrolet truck on the shoulder of the Parkway when witnesses stated that he entered the slow lane of travel. Leonard P. Quesnelle (58) was operating a 2007 International tractor trailer in the passing lane when Mr. Dever pulled into his lane of travel causing the front of Mr. Quesnelle's vehicle to strike Mr. Dever's vehicle in the driver's side door. Mr. Dever was airlifted to the University of Louisville Hospital with multiple non-life threatening injuries. Mr. Quesnelle was uninjured. KSP was assisted at the scene by Hardin Co. EMS, CVE, and the Central Hardin Fire Dept. The investigation is ongoing by Tpr. Dewan Kelly.