TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Collision with Injuries on the Wendell Ford Expressway
Date of News Release: 06/08/2014
Henderson, KY - Venessa L. Cowan was operating a 1994 Toyota passenger car westbound on the Wendell Ford Expressway. Ms. Cowan was approaching the East Parrish Ave overpass when she swerved to avoid what she believed to be a collision with a merging vehicle that was traveling onto the bypass. Ms. Cowan lost control of her vehicle which overturned in the median where is stopped. A juvenile passenger was transported to the Owensboro Health Emergency room with non-life threatening injuries. Ms. Cowan was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license and failure to maintain insurance, among other traffic charges. She was lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center.