EDMONTON, Ky. (April 14, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) investigated a four-vehicle injury collision on the Cumberland Parkway near Edmonton on Monday around 10:25 p.m. CT.
Preliminary investigation indicates a 2010 Peterbilt being operated by 26-year-old Tavian Smith of Winchester, was traveling West on the Cumberland Parkway when he swerved to avoid a construction barrel in the roadway. This caused the vehicle to overturn closing the westbound lanes of the parkway. A 2013 Chevrolet operated by 17-year-old Alexus Roberson of Edmonton was traveling West on the parkway. Roberson did not see the truck and trailer had overturned striking the truck. A 2015 Chevrolet Ambulance being operated by 37-year-old Tyler Abner of Albany was traveling West on the parkway with its emergency equipment in operation did not observe the collision and struck the two vehicles. 36-year-old Bonnie Withers of Berea was stopped to offer assistance when she was struck by the 2013 Chevrolet.
Withers was transported to T.J. Samson Hospital by the Barren-Metcalfe EMS with non-life threatening injuries.
Officer Casey Tooley investigated the collision, and assisted by other members of the Kentucky State Police, the Metcalfe Co Sheriff’s Office, and Barren-Metcalfe EMS.
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