Lawrenceburg, KY. (February 29, 2020) – On February 28, 2020, The Kentucky State Police, Frankfort Post was contacted just before 7:00 pm in reference to a collision that occurred on US 127 just north of the Bluegrass Parkway in Anderson County.
The initial investigation indicates that a black, 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck operated by Lowell Barnett, age 65 of Lawrenceburg, KY, made a left-hand turn off of Pumphouse Rd. into the Northbound lanes of traffic on US 127 and began traveling in the wrong direction. His vehicle then collided head-on with a silver, 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck operated by Zachary Casey, age 28 of Lawrenceburg, KY.
Lowell Barnett and Zachary Casey were transported to UK Hospital. A male juvenile located in the rear of Zachary Casey’s vehicle did not receive any injuries during this collision. Zachary Casey was treated for minor injuries and released. Lowell Barnett remains at UK Hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries and is currently in stable condition.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Post 12 Reconstruction Unit, Trooper Jacob Guffey. He was assisted at the scene by additional KSP Post 12 Troopers, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, Anderson County EMS, Anderson County Fire Department, and the Lawrenceburg Police Department.
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