Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Powell County Ambulance Accident
Date of News Release: 12/31/2013
(Stanton, KY) - On December 31, 2013 at 2:47 p.m. Kentucky State Police Morehead received a call from Powell County dispatch in reference to an accident involving a Powell County Ambulance. Powell County EMS responded to a residence on Caudill Road in Powell County in reference to a female complaining of stomach pains. The Powell County ambulance was transporting the patient to Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, KY. Not far from the residence, the ambulance was attempting to avoid another vehicle when the ambulance slid into a ditch line. The ambulance was pulled out of the ditch line with no damage. The patient was taken by another ambulance to Clark Regional Medical Center. No injuries were sustained in the accident. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Britt Rollins.