Injury Collision on I-65, 73 MM Northbound
Date of News Release: 03/10/2015
(Bonnieville, KY) - On Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at approx. 12:31 pm the Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green received a report of an injury collision at the 73 MM northbound on Interstate 65 involving a utility van that was overturned with entrapment.
The preliminary investigation indicates that Roger Morgan (54) of Louisville, KY, was operating a 2004 Mercedes utility van northbound on Interstate 65 when he went off the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a guardrail. He then continued for a short distance, when the vehicle overturned and came to rest on its side blocking both northbound lanes.
Morgan had to be extricated from the vehicle by the Bonnieville Voluntary Fire Department where he was transported by Hart County EMS to the Hardin County Memorial Hospital.
At approx. 1:51 pm the scene was cleared and both northbound lanes were reopened. The investigation is still ongoing and being led by Senior Trooper Graham Rutherford.