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Hit and Run Vehicle Injury Collision in Simpson County

Date of News Release: 03/04/2013

(Bowling Green, KY) -- On Monday, March 04 2013 at 3:43 p.m. Kentucky State Police Trooper Greg Dukes responded to Interstate 65 at the 6 mile marker southbound in Simpson County, Kentucky regarding a hit and run two vehicle injury collision.

Mr. Robert E. Johnson (68) of Bowling Green, KY was operating a 1997 Dodge pick up traveling southbound on Interstate 65 around the six mile marker when a Commercial Motor Vehicle which was also southbound on Interstate 65 merged into his lane of travel.

The Commercial Motor Vehicle struck Mr. Johnson's left front fender causing minor damage to Mr. Johnson's vehicle. The Commercial Motor Vehicle failed to stop and continued traveling southbound on Interstate 65.

Mr. Johnson was complaining with neck pain at the scene of the collision but was not transported to the hospital.

The hit and run Commercial Motor Vehicle is described as Yellow in color pulling a trailer with some type of heavy machinery equipment on the trailer.

Anyone with information regarding this vehicle collision is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post in Bowling Green, KY at 1-800-222-5555.

Tpr. Greg Dukes is leading this investigating which is still ongoing.

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