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KSP Investigates Single Vehicle Injury Collision

Date of News Release: 4/13/2017

Nelson Creek, KY (Muhlenberg County) ) – The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle injury collision that occurred on US 62, one mile west of Nelson Creek, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 7:45 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Ruby E. Garner, 42, of Greenville was operating a 2008 Infiniti EX35 eastbound on US 62. Ms. Garner’s vehicle lost traction, causing her to cross the roadway and exit the westbound shoulder, where the vehicle struck a tree and overturned. Ms. Garner, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported to Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital by ambulance for treatment of injuries sustained in the collision.

Trooper Jerry Knight investigated the collision and was assisted at the scene by the Central City Fire Department, Nelson Creek Fire Department, and Muhlenberg County EMS.