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

Dump Truck Rollover on WK Parkway

rollover accident3 yellow 300MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/29/13) – The Kentucky State Police investigated a three-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on the Western Kentucky Parkway, at approximately the 45 mile-marker, on Friday, July 26, 2013, at 8:00 a.m.
 
The preliminary investigation revealed that Dale Jeffers, 67 of Cleaton, KY, was operating a 1999 Kenworth dump truck westbound in the right lane of the parkway. Stephen Earle, 61 of Greenville, KY, was operating a 2008 Ford F150 pickup truck westbound in the left lane of the parkway. Eric Roman, 42 of State College, PA, was operating a 2009 Nissan Cube eastbound in the right lane of the parkway.

Mr. Jeffers changed lanes and entered the left lane in an attempt to make a “U” turn at the turnaround. Mr. Jeffers vehicle collided with Mr. Earle’s vehicle. Mr. Earle’s vehicle continued out of control and overturned. It crossed the median and entered the eastbound lanes of travel where it struck Mr. Roman’s vehicle.
 
Mr. Earle’s vehicle struck a concrete support and came to rest on its driver’s side in the eastbound emergency lane. Mr. Jeffers vehicle struck a guardrail end and came to rest partially in the turnaround. Mr. Roman’s vehicle came to rest in the left lane, eastbound on the parkway.
 
Mr. Earle was transported via ambulance to Baptist Health Madisonville for treatment. There were no other injuries reported. All drivers were wearing seatbelts. There were no passengers in any of the vehicles.

Tpr. Jerry Knight investigated the collision. Tpr. Nick Rice, the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department, Graham Volunteer Fire Department, and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Trooper Stu Recke (Kentucky State Police)

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Murray-Calloway County Hospital Supports Regional Stroke Camp, Seeks Participants and Volunteers

MURRAY, Ky. (7/13/14) — The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare at Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be hosting… Read More

Escapees from Paducah Recaptured in Hopkins County

NORTONVILLE, Ky. (7/14/14) — Two escapees from the Keeton Correctional Center in Paducah have been captured in Hopkins… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 11, 2014 5897

Madisonville Kmart to Close in October

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 11, 2014 4082

Hopkins County Health Department Food…

in News by Lisa Miller
July 11, 2014 2733

Local Man Dies After Bike Collides With…

in Top Stories by Robert D. Littlepage
July 11, 2014 2034

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in News by Karen McKnight
July 10, 2014 1822

UPDATED: MFD Battles Blaze on South…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 11, 2014 5897

Madisonville Kmart to Close in October

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 11, 2014 2733

Local Man Dies After Bike Collides With…

in Top Stories by Robert D. Littlepage
July 10, 2014 1822

UPDATED: MFD Battles Blaze on South…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 11, 2014 1667

White Plains Man Arrested for Sodomy

in Top Stories by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office
July 10, 2014 1484

Single Vehicle Injury Collision on US 62

in Top Stories by Trooper S. C. Recke

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 11, 2014 1049

Owensboro Police Department Reports…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
July 10, 2014 985

Daviess County Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
July 11, 2014 764

President Obama Awards Brescia University…

in News by Tina Kasey
July 11, 2014 639

Portion of Spring Bank Drive Closed July…

in News by Beth Cecil
July 11, 2014 620

Portion of Southeastern Parkway Closed…

in News by Beth Cecil

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 11, 2014 1687

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 12, 2014 1045

July Chamber Meeting

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03