fatal collision 3 300THIRD UPDATE: BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (7/14/17 - 4:30 p.m.) — A preliminary KSP investigation into last night's four-vehicle fatality on I-65 has revealed identities of the involved parties.

William Sowell, 58, of Milan, Tennessee was traveling northbound on I-65 operating a 2014 Volvo semi tractor trailer. The semi-truck struck a passenger vehicle, which was stationary in the right lane of travel, causing a chain reaction collision involving one additional passenger vehicle and one additional commercial vehicle. Sowell was treated and released from an area hospital.

Both passenger vehicles and the additional semi-truck were all stationary in traffic in the right travel lane, prior to the collision. The following occupants of one of the involved passenger vehicles, a 2007 Hyundai ENT van, have died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision:

Robert Hogan, Beech Grove, Indiana, 77, (deceased).

Jonell Boster, Beech Grove, Indiana, 48, (deceased).

Lonnie Boster, Indianapolis, Indiana, 59, (deceased).

Carl Boster, Beech Grove, Indiana, 17, (deceased).

Lonnie D. Boster, Indianapolis, Indiana, 30, (deceased).

A juvenile passenger in the Hyundai ENT van has been admitted to Vanderbilt University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained in the collision.

The operator of the second involved passenger vehicle’s name is currently being withheld, pending death notification to family members.

Keith Vickers, 64, of Hamden, Ohio was operating the second involved commercial vehicle, a 2016 Freightliner, and did not report any injury on scene. There are no further updates at this time.

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Informatoin provided by Jeremiah Hodges

SECOND UPDATE: BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (7/14/17 - 9/15 a.m.) — A preliminary investigation of the collision has revealed the accident which occurred at the 30 mile marker of I-65, happened at a particular portion of I-65 where road construction was being conducted, and the roadway merges from three lanes of travel into two lanes.

Traffic was congested due to the construction. An involved commercial vehicle was stopped in traffic, in the right lane of I-65, with two passenger vehicles stopped immediately behind it. A second commercial vehicle approached in the right lane, failing to stop for traffic, striking the trailing passenger vehicle, causing a chain reaction collision.

The names of involved parties and deceased persons have not been released due to pending notification to family members. Two of the deceased individuals have not yet been identified. No further details are available at this time.

FIRST UPDATE: BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (7/14/17 - 7:57 a.m.) — The fatality collision, which occurred at the 30 mile marker of I-65 northbound, has resulted in six confirmed fatalities. The names of the deceased have not been released due to pending notification to family members, and two of the deceased have not yet been identified.

Kentucky State Police and the Warren County Coroner’s Office are working diligently to make notifications and positive identities at the time of this release.

As of 5:09 a.m. today, all northbound lanes of I-65 have been reopened.

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Information provided by Jeremiah Hodges

 

ORIGINAL STORY:

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (7/14/17) — Kentucky State Police received a report of a four-vehicle collision at approximately 10:38 p.m. Thursday located near the 30 mile marker of I-65 northbound. The collision involves two passenger vehicles and two commercial vehicles.

KSP Troopers and Commercial Vehicle Officers are currently on scene conducting a preliminary investigation into the collision, which has resulted in multiple fatalities.

All travel lanes of Interstate 65 northbound are currently closed, with delays expected for an extended period of time. All northbound interstate traffic is being diverted onto US 31W, near mile marker 28. No further details are available for release at this time, with updates to follow.

Information provided by MTPR Jeremy Hodges

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