wreck on north main


MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/14) — The Madisonville Police Department responded to a two-vehicle collision that injured three people at 11:05 a.m. Thursday, April 24.

According to a MPD report, Thomas E. Blanchard, 48, of Dawson Springs was driving a white 2003 Chevrolet S-10 north on North Main while Dillion Ellis, 21, was driving a blue Ford Taurus directly behind Blanchard.

The report said Ellis attempted to pass Blanchard on the right and struck the pickup in the rear.

Ellis lost control of the Taurus, which skidded 180 degrees in the road and then struck the North Main Street curb just north of Pebble Creek Drive. The vehicle then traveled another 100 yards through a ditch and came to rest on an embankment.

Madisonville Fire Department, Madisonville Police Department, Medical Center Ambulance and Raymond's Wrecker Service responded to the scene.

Ellis and his passengers, Pamela J. Wiseman, 20, Madisonville, Shantea N. Woodruff, 21, Corydon, Ky., and Jason M. Frazier, 27, Central City, were all transported to Baptist Health for evaluation and treatment. Blanchard was not injured.

Rita Dukes Smith

SurfKY News Director

Information provided by Patrolman C.P. Haynie

SurfKY News Photo/Rita Dukes Smith



MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/14) — A driver and his passengers were injured in a two-vehicle collision at about 11:15 a.m. Thursday, April 24 on North Main Street, Madisonville.

Information from a Madisonville Police report will be forthcoming when available about the names of the occupants of a light blue passenger vehicle that ran off the right side of the roadway across from Barnett-Strother Funeral Home.

Tommy Blanchard told SurfKY News at the scene that he was driving his white pickup truck north on North Main when he felt a bump from the rear. Then he saw that the car had struck the rear of his vehicle, he said. Blanchard said the car then exited the roadway.

Further details will follow when available.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKy News Director
SurfKY News Photo/Rita Dukes Smith

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