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Kentucky state trooper injured when driver crashes into police vehicle

On Behalf of | Sep 14, 2023 | Firm News

HARDIN COUNTY, KY – A Kentucky State Police trooper was injured when his police cruiser was struck by another vehicle in Hardin County Sunday night, the News-Enterprise reports.

The collision, which occurred at the intersection of Ring Road and Gaither Station Road, was reported at about 6:10 p.m. Investigators determined that Trooper Cameron Wright of Post 4 was driving on Ring Road when the driver of a Chevrolet Camaro reportedly failed to yield and pulled into the path of his vehicle, causing the crash.

Wright sustained injuries that were not life-threatening. He was treated and released from Baptist Health Hardin. The Camaro driver, 18-year-old Melissa Broadfoot of Cecilia, and her 18-year-old passenger were treated at the scene. Both vehicles involved in the crash were severely damaged.

Kentucky State Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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