TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Motorcycle Collision on Interstate 24
Date of News Release: 07/19/2014
(Mayfield, KY.) - Both motorcycles were traveling east on Interstate 24 at Mile Point 47. The front tire of Michael Calhoon's 2004 Harley Davidson made minor contact with the rear saddlebags of Charles Taylor's 2011 Harley Davidson. Mr. Calhoon lost control of his motorcycle and crossed into the median, causing him to separate from his motorcycle. Mr. Calhoon was airlifting to Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN due to a head injury received. Mr. Taylor did not lose control of his motorcycle and refused medical treatment on scene. Senior Trooper Billy Over was assisted on scene by the Lyon County Ambulance Service, Eddyville Fire Department, and the Lyon County Rescue Squad.