TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision on US 60
Date of News Release: 09/20/2013
Marion, KY (Crittenden County) - The Kentucky State Police is investigating a single-vehicle, injury collision involving a tractor-trailer that occurred on US 60, approximately 10 miles east of Marion, on Friday, September 20, 2013, at 8:25 a.m.
The preliminary investigation revealed that Jereme Volz, 38 of Dale, IN, was operating a 2004 Freightliner tractor-trailer eastbound on US 60. It was hauling used tires. As the vehicle rounded a curve, it exited the right side of the roadway. The tractor-trailer overturned and came to rest on its top off the roadway.
Mr. Volz, who was wearing a seatbelt, was transported via ambulance to Crittenden County Health Systems for treatment. There were no passengers involved.
Trooper First Class Darron Holliman is investigating the collision. KSP CVE Officer John Sweeney, the Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, the Mattoon Volunteer Fire Department, Crittenden County EMS, and the State Highway Department assisted at the scene.