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

Kentucky State Police Accident Report – August 13, 2013

Highway deaths 02 navy 300FRANKFORT, KY (8/13/13) – 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 nine people died in nine separate crashes on Kentucky's roadways from Monday, Aug. 5, through Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.
 
Seven single-fatality crashes involved motor vehicles and three of the victims were not wearing seat belts. These crashes occurred in Fayette, Franklin, Graves, Grayson, Leslie, Marion and Russell counties.
 
Two single-fatality crashes involved motorcycles. Crashes occurred in Fayette and Hardin counties. One victim was wearing a helmet.
 
Through Aug. 11, preliminary statistics indicate that 388 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roadways during 2013. This is 76 less than reported for this time period in 2012. Of the 300 motor vehicle fatalities, 153 victims were not wearing seat belts. Thirty-six of the 52 motorcycle fatalities were not wearing helmets. There have been six ATV related crashes. One bicycle rider has been killed. Twenty-eight pedestrians have been killed. One fatality involving an animal drawn vehicle has been reported. A total of 80 fatalities have resulted from crashes involving the suspected use of alcohol. As of Aug. 11, Kentucky has had 50 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Faces & Stories: The People of Land Between the Lakes

In Other News...

Industry of the Month - Quality Fabrication, Inc.

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/29/14) — The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation announced today that… Read More

UPDATE: Missing Elderly Couple Found

UPDATE: DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (10/30/14) ― The Frosts have been located safe and sound in Louisville, according to the… Read More

Most Read This Week

October 29, 2014 9073

UPDATE: Medical Examiner's Official Report…

in Local (Lakes) Top News by Dennis Thomas
October 27, 2014 6203

Earlington Woman Charged With Burglary for…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 27, 2014 4435

Baptist Health Madisonville Performs Baptist…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Kristy Quinn
October 29, 2014 4364

UPDATE: Two More Arrested for Meth at Area Motel

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
October 28, 2014 4240

UPDATE: 'Runner' Ran Home; Family Happy

in Hopkins News by Lisa Crook
October 29, 2014 3926

Central City Businessman Indicted by Grand Jury…

in Top News For All Sites by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
October 28, 2014 3581

UPDATE: Extended to Wednesday; Heaven's Gates and…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
October 27, 2014 3417

Woman Charged for Domestic Assault with Scissors,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 28, 2014 3313

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in Hopkins News by Karen McKnight
October 27, 2014 2998

SurfKY Exclusive: Patti Everly Recalls Life with…

in Top News For All Sites by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

October 30, 2014 2686

Three Injured When Pickup Truck Overturns

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
October 30, 2014 2558

UPDATE: Missing Elderly Couple Found

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Chief William C. Crider
October 30, 2014 1709

Man Charged with Criminal Abuse of 2-Year-Old Girl

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Lt. Charles Young II
October 30, 2014 1579

Man Accused of Using Bass Guitar to Strike…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 30, 2014 1278

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Oct. 30, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
October 30, 2014 1253

Political Races Affecting Hopkins County

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by SurfKY News
October 30, 2014 1205

Man Charged for Criminal Trespassing at Cross…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
October 30, 2014 976

MCTI to Present 'Anne of Green Gables'

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
October 30, 2014 958

Golden Arches Added to City’s Eastern Skyline;…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
October 30, 2014 938

Bond, Conditions Set for Central City Man Accused…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

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 © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss