Lynn Grove, KY. (September 29, 2021) – Troopers with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 are investigating a two-vehicle collision in Calloway County that sent two people to the hospital.
Wednesday morning around 9:40 a.m., KSP Troopers and Calloway County Sheriff’s Deputies were notified of a two-vehicle injury collision on KY 94 W approximately 2 miles west of the Lynn Grove community. Initial investigation shows Eric Conger, 39 of Murray, Kentucky was traveling east on KY 94, operating a blue 2011 Ford Escape SUV. At the same time, Douglas Rogers, 43, also of Murray, was traveling west, operating a red 2009 Ford F-150 pickup. For unknown reasons, Conger crossed the centerline into the path of Rogers, causing the two vehicles to collide head-on.
Conger was transported to Murray-Calloway County Hospital and later airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee for treatment of his injuries. Rogers was transported via ambulance to Murray-Calloway County Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Conger was not wearing a safety belt while Rogers was belted.
The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Trooper Mike Ray. Troopers were assisted on scene by the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office, Murray-Calloway County EMS, and Calloway County Rescue Squad.
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