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

Kentucky State Police Accident Report – Sept. 16

Highway deaths 02 navy 300FRANKFORT, KY (9/16/13) – The following is your weekly update of incident statistics on Kentucky roadways over the past week, courtesy of the Kentucky State Police.
 
Preliminary statistics indicate that 16 people died as the result of injuries sustained in 14 motor vehicle-related crashes on Kentucky’s roadways from Monday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 15.
 
One double-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in Allen County.
 
One single-fatality, motor vehicle crash occurred in each of the following counties: Bell, Boone, Carter, Fayette, Graves, Johnson, Russell, Shelby and Warren. The victims in Carter, Fayette and Johnson counties were not wearing seat belts.
 
One single fatality, motorcycle crash occurred in Mason County. The victim was not wearing a helmet and the suspected use of alcohol was involved.
 
One single fatality, ATV crash occurred in Owen County. The victim was not wearing a helmet.
 
Two pedestrians were killed in Shelby County.
 
One person was killed when they jumped from a moving vehicle in Harlan County.
 
Through Sept. 15, preliminary statistics indicate that 446 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 78 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 343 motor vehicle fatalities, 170 victims were not wearing seat belts. Forty of the 61 motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. The seven ATV fatalities were not wearing helmets. One bicycle rider has been killed. Thirty-four pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. One person died when they jumped from a moving vehicle. A total of 95 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of Sept. 15, Kentucky has had 65 days with zero highway fatalities reported during 2013.
 
Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.
 
These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by the 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...

Business Spotlight: Chill N Grill

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (9/12/14) — Chill N Grill is a newly-opened convenience store and grill serving breakfast,… Read More

Man Arrested for Being Under Influence of Drugs on Neighbor's Steps

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/15/14) — Madisonville Police responded to a complaint call at a Hodge Street residence Friday,… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 12, 2014 17224

Woman's Body Found in Theater Day After…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 13, 2014 3529

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 2430

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 12, 2014 1905

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 12, 2014 1885

Madisonville Man Arrested for Disturbing…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3529

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1885

Madisonville Man Arrested for Disturbing…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1570

Earlington Woman Jailed for Trying to…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Matt Sanderson
September 15, 2014 1364

Man Arrested for Being Under Influence of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 1332

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 12, 2014 1226

Ursuline Presentation 'Spirituality of…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 815

The Gift of Aging Oct. 16

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 12, 2014 765

Owensboro Police Investigate Accidents

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 13, 2014 736

Dogwood Azalea Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 13, 2014 724

Audubon Bon Harbor Area Alliance to Host…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 15, 2014 2430

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 12, 2014 1905

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 12, 2014 1144

Chamber Program Speaker Re-enforces…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 14, 2014 1013

Three Injured in Single-Car Collision

in Top Stories by Robert LIttlepage
September 13, 2014 1000

Local Author Signs Copies of Her New Book

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 03social 04social 22social 21social 06