tractor trailer 300MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (4/16/13) – On April 15, at approximately 9:39 PM, the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of an accident involving a tractor trailer on WK Parkway.
 
According to Sheriff’s Department officials, a tractor trailer, belonging to J&B Farming Inc. of Campton, KY, was traveling east on the Western Kentucky Pkwy near the 55 mile marker when the driver exited the roadway, losing control of the vehicle. The tractor and trailer overturned, resulting in the loss of a large amount of lumber. All four lanes were closed for approximately six hours while The State Highway Department and Towing Company worked to clear the parkway.
 
The driver, William G. Pope of Laurel County, was life-flighted to St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.
 
Muhlenberg County Deputy Sgt. Terry Vick is investigating the accident.
 
Vick was assisted by CVE, KSP, Deputy Pat Putnam, Central City Police, Muhlenberg County Ambulance Service, PHI, Fire Departments from Central City, Greenville and Graham.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

MCMS Football Team to Practice June 13

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Muhlenberg County Middle School football team will begin practice at 4:30 p.m.,… Read More

Muhlenberg 11 - 12-Year-Old All Stars Fall to Bowling Green East

OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Bowling Green East All Stars defeated the Muhlenberg 11 and 12-year-old All Stars… Read More
1 DOW 17,645.30
-84.81 (-0.48%)    
2 S&P 2,062.47
-14.31 (-0.69%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,972.34
-36.88 (-0.74%)    

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 15202

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 7703

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4503

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 3666

KMA Reminds Motorists of New Kentucky Red Light…

by David Holt
June 30, 2015 3593

Earlington Man Faces Multiple Charges after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45704

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 15202

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 05, 2015 1349

More Dental Patients Using ER in Kentucky

by Al Cross
July 05, 2015 1257

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
July 05, 2015 1036

4th Fest Ends with ‘a Bang’ of Music, Fireworks

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 988

Recycling Equals Fun During iRecycling Regatta

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 05, 2015 691

Study: One Dose of HPV Vaccine Effective

by Melissa Patrick
July 05, 2015 682

Legislator's Log - Week of July 5, 2015

by Brent Yonts
July 05, 2015 631

July 4 Saturday on the Square Features Patriotic…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 05, 2015 620

Hopkins Ham Radio Operators Link to World

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 05, 2015 506

Mementos at Traveling Wall to be Collected by…

by Lisa Aug