News Releases

Anderson County Fatal Collision

Date of News Release: 03/21/2014

(Frankfort, KY) - On March 21, 2014, at approximately 5:50 PM, Kentucky State Police, Post 12 Frankfort, responded to a two vehicle injury collision, westbound, on the Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Parkway, near the 52 mile marker.

A 2012 Freightliner Tractor Trailer was stopped on the westbound shoulder of the roadway. A 2010 Nissan Pickup, traveling westbound, struck the tractor trailer in the rear.

Two of the occupants of the Nissan Pickup were transported by Anderson County EMS to the University of Kentucky Hospital. A third occupant was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital, where, shortly after arrival, he was pronounced deceased. A fourth occupant of the Nissan Pickup was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Freightliner was transported to the University of Kentucky Hospital.

Kentucky State Police were assisted at the scene by Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, Lawrenceburg Police Department, Anderson County Fire, Anderson County EMS, Air Methods Transport, and Anderson County Coroner’s Office.

The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police, Post 12 Accident Reconstruction Team.

Kentucky State Police Post 12, provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.

For any questions, please contact Tpr Kendra Wilson, Public Affairs Officer, at (502) 227-2221.