Legal news for Kentucky personal injury attorneys. Man suspected of falling asleep behind the wheel caused violent two-car wreck.
Kentucky State Police alert Kentucky personal injury attorneys- Chevrolet pickup hits Oldsmobile Alero sending victim to University of Kentucky Medical Center.
Richmond, KY—A violent two-car accident left two men with serious injuries on Tuesday, July 21, 2009. The accident occurred at US 25 near the Duncannon Road intersection around 7:19 a.m., as reported by the Richmond Register. The driver of a silver 2000 Oldsmobile Alero, Roger L. Summers, 21, of Brea is suspected to have fallen asleep when his car drifted from his lane into oncoming traffic. Summers’ struck a black 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Anthony Farthing, 25, of Brea head on. According to the Richmond Fire Department, Summers’ Oldsmobile was so badly damaged in the accident, rescue crews had to cut Summers out of his motor vehicle to rescue him.
According to Kentucky state police, Farthing and his passenger, Teddy Hacker, 23, of Richmond reportedly suffered non-life threatening injuries. The two men were transported by Richmond area emergency medical service (EMS) crews to Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center for treatment of Farthing’s broken foot and Hacker’s cuts and abrasions on his arms and legs. Summers’ was reportedly airlifted by helicopter to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for treatment of his multiple life threatening injuries. Summers’ current condition is unknown. Hacker and Farthing are bricklayers who were reportedly on their was to a job in Richmond when the accident occurred.
Justice Correspondent: Nicole Howley-Legal news article for Kentucky attorneys practicing personal injury claims.