Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Tractor Trailer Overturns on WK Parkway

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

© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

button coupons
button classifieds

In Other News...

Art of Caregiving Forum Set for Thursday, Feb. 5 in Benton

MURRAY, Ky. (1/27/15) — The Murray Calloway Endowment for Health Care is sponsoring The Art of Caregiving, a public… Read More

Shaken Baby Syndrome Workshop to be Held

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/27/15) — A workshop providing information on preventing and recognizing symptoms of Pediatric… Read More

Most Read This Week

January 23, 2015 9348

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Video by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 22, 2015 7380

Nortonville Man Accused of Selling Drugs near…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 21, 2015 6832

KYDOT Pre-Treating Roads Thursday in Antipation…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 22, 2015 6439

MCEA Head: Further School Mergers Might Ease…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 5857

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 25, 2015 5636

Dean’s List Announced

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
January 26, 2015 5327

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
January 23, 2015 4706

Nortonville Woman Charged for Meth Possession

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 22, 2015 3807

Local Family Business Changes Hands

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 25, 2015 3728

Juvenile Hit by Vehicle at McDonald's

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by GPD Officer Wes Miller

Stories Trending Today

January 26, 2015 3391

School Board Votes 3-2 for Utility Tax

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 27, 2015 2840

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Karen McKnight, Hopkins Circuit Clerk
January 27, 2015 1311

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 27, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 27, 2015 917

NHRA North Central Division Names Dallas Jones…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Telia Butler
January 27, 2015 885

Power of a Positive Attitude

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
January 27, 2015 870

Whitfield Works to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

in General News For All Sites by Marty Irby
January 27, 2015 864

Restless Legs Syndrome Affects Many

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
January 27, 2015 737

Practice Weather-Related Pet Safety

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
January 27, 2015 605

UPDATE - Death Investigation

in Local (Henderson) Top News by Henderson Police Department
January 27, 2015 604

Breakthroughs for Circuit Clerks' Organ Donation…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Karen McKnight

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flr subscribevideoitunessocial rss