TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Fatal Collision Investigation in Boyd County
Date of News Release: 03/07/2014
(Ashland, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police Post 14 Ashland is investigating a three vehicle collision that occurred on US 60 East of the US 60 KY 5 intersection in Boyd County, KY. The collision occurred around 556 PM yesterday evening.
Terrell Banks, age 25, of Grayson, KY was operating a 1997 Toyota Camry traveling westbound on US 60. Banks crossed the center line and entered US 60 eastbound. David Maggard, age 40 of Grayson, KY was traveling eastbound on US 60 operating a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer. It appears Banks struck Maggard on the driver's side. After impact Maggard lost control and struck the eastbound barrier wall, overcorrected and crossed into the westbound lane of US 60. Maggard then struck the westbound barrier wall. Upon impact Maggard's vehicle overturned and was struck by a 2004 Lincoln Towncar being operated by Darrell Vincent, age 79, of Ashland. At the time of the collision Vincent was traveling westbound behind Banks.
Banks and passenger Jascy Lizarraga, age 20, of Ashland were transported to King's Daughters Medical Center for precautionary measures. Both Banks and Lizarraga were wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision. (Both have been released from the hospital.)
Maggard, passengers Carmel Maggard, age 41, of Grayson, and Stephanie Freize, age 17, of Grayson were transported to St. Mary's Medical Center for serious injuries. Passenger Alexandra Bush, age 17, of Grayson was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene by The Boyd County Coroner's Office. No occupants were wearing seatbelts. (David Maggard is currently listed in fair condition, Carmel Maggard is listed in critical condition and Stephanie Freize is listed in fair condition.)
Vincent and passenger Betty Vincent, age 75, of Ashland were transported to St. Mary's Medical Center for serious injuries. Both were wearing seatbelts. (Darrell Vincent is currently listed in satisfactory condition and Betty Vincent is listed in serious condition.)
At this time alcohol/drugs do not appear to be a factor in the collision.
Multiple agencies responded and assisted including The Boyd County Sheriff's Department, Cannonsburg Fire Department, Boyd County EMS and The Boyd County Coroner's Office.
The Collision remains under investigation by Trooper Josh Satterly.