PADUCAH, Ky. (9/16/13) – On September 14, 2013, at approximately 10:15 a.m., McCracken County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a single-vehicle collision at 5131 Nace Lane, near Olivet Church Road. At the time of the collision an auction was occurring and there was a large crowd at the event.
Investigation showed that Tina Tripp, 35, of Paducah, was at the auction on Nace Ln. with her husband Michael and 3 children, helping cook at the event. Mrs. Tripp got into her vehicle, a 2013 Buick Enclave, and was backing out of the driveway at 5131 Nace Ln. When Mrs. Tripp’s vehicle began to back up, her 2-year-old child, Daniel Tripp, became trapped underneath her front tire while she reversed the vehicle.
Mrs. Tripp was taken to Lourdes for non-life threatening injuries and released.
Daniel was airlifted to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.
Deputies were assisted on scene by Mercy EMS, Concord Fire department and Hendron Fire Department.
Information provided by Lindsey Miller (McCracken County Sheriff’s Department)
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