Summer Shade, KY. (May 18, 2020) – The Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury collision on KY 90 near Summer Shade on Monday around 10:05 a.m. CT.
Preliminary investigation indicates a 2016 Toyota being operated by 42-year-old Robert Amback of Crestwood, was traveling East on KY 90 at a slow speed. A 2005 Kenworth truck operated by 55-year-old Gary Dile of Greensburg was traveling East on KY 90 following Amback attempted to pass. While Dile was passing, Amback chose to make a left turn onto Pitcock Road into the path of Dile resulting in the collision.
Amback and Dile were both wearing their seat belts. The Barren-Metcalfe EMS with non-life threatening injuries transported both to T.J. Samson Hospital in Glasgow.
The Kentucky State Police arrested Amback, charged him with Operating a Motor Vehicle under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs, and lodged in the Barren County Jail.
Sergeant Randall Honeycutt investigated the collision, and assisted by the Metcalfe Co Sheriff’s Office, Barren-Metcalfe EMS, and Summer Shade Fire Department.
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