TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury collision at the intersection of Ky 80 East, Ky 121, and State Route 97
Date of News Release: 03/10/2014
(Hickory, KY) - Mr. Vowell was traveling north on KY 97, approaching the intersection of KY 80. Mr. Boggess was traveling south on KY 121 Bypass and was attempting to make a left turn onto KY 80. As Mr. Boggess made his turn, he failed to yield the right-of-way to Mr. Vowell and was struck in the passenger side by Mr. Vowell's vehicle. Mr. Boggess was transported to Lourdes Hospital while his passenger, Kelsey Gibson was airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital. Mr. Vowell was treated for minor injuries and released.
Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by the Graves County Sheriff's Department, Mayfield Fire Department, Mayfield - Grave County Fire Rescue, Mayfield Police Department and Air Evac.