HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/1/13) – On July 31, 2013 Deputies responded to an injury accident involving a motorcycle on Ilsely Road near Sugar Creek Road.
Upon arrival at the scene, Deputies determined that Joshua Royle of Madisonville had been traveling south on Ilsley Road at a high rate of speed when he exited the roadway just past the intersection of Ilsley Road and Sugar Creek Road. The motorcycle traveled approximately 225 feet and began to overturn ejecting Royle from the motorcycle. Royle tumbled another 200 feet while the motorcycle continued to flip end over end for another 300 feet before coming to rest in the field adjacent to the roadway.
Royle was transported to Baptist Regional Medical Center for treatment of injuries to his leg.
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by Med Center Ambulance and Earlington Fire Department.
Information provided by Shelia Hopper (Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office)
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