hc sheriff logo 2015HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/9/18) — A man was taken by medical helicopter to St. Vincent Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash off Jewell City Road near Slaughters over the weekend.

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reported deputies responded to the single-vehicle collision at approximately 8 p.m. Saturday. Alcohol is believed to be a factor.

Preliminary investigation reveals Aaron McQuady of Beaver Dam was driving a 2001 Honda motorcycle westbound, when he sped up and tried to pass a vehicle.

Sgt. Ryan Bailey reported McQuady lost control of his motorcycle and struck a concrete culvert on the north side of the road. He was not wearing a helmet.

HCSO indicated alcohol was determined to be a factor in relation to the collision. As the investigation continues, charges are pending.

Hanson Volunteer Fire Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service and PHI Air Medical assisted at the scene.

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