Both occupants sustained injuries as a result of the collision.
Bremen, KY (Muhlenberg County) – On October 26, 2019, at approximately 11:47 AM, the Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville was notified of a two vehicle collision with injuries that occurred on KY 81 approximately three miles north of Bremen.
Preliminary investigation revealed Jeffrey Bidwell, 54, of South Carrollton, was operating a 2001 GMC 1500 Sierra southbound when a 2016 Buick Encore, occupied by Roy Clark, 72, and his passenger Margaret Clark, 67, both of Greenville, entered the roadway from the west at an angled intersection. Mr. Bidwell attempted to avoid the collision, but struck the front of Mr. Clark’s vehicle in a head on manner. Mr. and Mrs. Clark were both able to exit the vehicle before it became engulfed with flames, but both occupants sustained injuries as a result of the collision.
Mr. and Mrs. Clark were transported by ambulance to Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mrs. Clark succumbed to her injuries, and was pronounced deceased by the Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital Emergency Room staff. Mr. Clark is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Mr. Bidwell was transferred to Baptist Health Madisonville, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
KSP was assisted at the scene by Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department, Bremen Volunteer Fire Department, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg EMS, Mclean County EMS, and the Mclean County Sheriff’s Department.
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