TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Three Car Injury Collision on KY 80 in Calloway County
Date of News Release: 06/21/2013
(Hickory, KY.) -- Mrs. Kala Chakradhar was traveling south on US 641 and had stopped at the intersection of KY 80. Mr. Charles A. Hart was traveling behind Mrs. Chakradhar and was slowing his vehicle to a stop behind hers. Mr. Terry W. Leaver was traveling behind Mr. Hart when he took his eyes off the roadway to check his GPS. When Mr. Leaver focused his attention back to the traffic in front of him, he was unable to avoid striking Mr. Hart's vehicle in the rear. The impact caused Mr. Hart's vehicle to then strike the rear of Ms. Chakradhar's vehicle. Both Mr. Leaver and Mr. Hart were transported by Murray-Calloway County EMS to the Murray-Calloway Hospital for injuries sustained in the collision.. Mrs. Chakradhar refused medical treatment at the scene. All operators were wearing their seatbelt. Trooper Duvall was assisted on scene by Murray-Calloway County EMS and Calloway Fire Rescue.