DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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Accident Injury 01 300GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/16/14) ― Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury collision at 4:25 p.m., Friday, March 14 that occurred on Kentucky 189 Bypass, at the intersection of Kentucky 189 and Doss Road.

According to a KSP report, the preliminary investigation revealed that a juvenile was operating a 2000 Ford Escort northbound on Kentucky 189, when the operator stopped underneath a green traffic control light in the middle of the intersection.  As the vehicle stopped, a 2011 Ford F-250, being operated by Gary Carver of Central City, struck the Ford Escort in the rear.  Both the Ford Escort and Ford F-250 came to rest in the emergency lane on the right side of the roadway.

The juvenile was transported via ambulance to Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment.  Both operators were wearing seat belts.  There were no passengers involved.

Trooper Jacob Fortney investigated the collision. The Muhlenberg County Sheriff's
Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.


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