The man who was injured when his horse and buggy was rear-ended on the Eagle Way Bypass Saturday evening continues to recover at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
A spokesperson for the Nashville Hospital says 18-year old Dan Zook of Hopkinsville is in stable condition.
A news release from Hopkinsville Police Public Information Officer Paul Ray says Zook was traveling on the Bypass in a buggy around 5:20 when he was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by 22-year old Bradley Ezell.
Zook was taken by Air Evac to Vanderbilt, while Ezell went uninjured in the collision near the Cox Mill Road intersection.
Meanwhile, 37-year old Michael McBride of McBride Lane is also in stable condition at Vanderbilt following Friday’s wreck on Madisonville Road. That incident happened around 10:15am near the 29 mile-marker when a northbound McBride veered into the southbound lane and hit a Frito Lay truck driven by 44-year old William Ray of Hanson head-on. Ray was not hurt in that crash.
In what has been a crime-ridden weekend in Hopkinsville, a vehicle was reported stolen at a Walnut Street car lot Saturday morning.
Hopkinsville Police were called to Truck Country Auto Sales at 914 Walnut just before 8am, where Jim Rager told Officer Robert Stokes that someone had broken out a glass door to get inside.
The perpetrator took a set of keys out of the office and drove away in a 2004 Dodge Durango valued at eight thousand dollars. The Durango is white in color and has Kentucky tags.
No suspects are listed on the report and the investigation continues.
HPD investigated a burglary at Campbell Place Apartments early Friday morning.
The report from Officer Joseph Garcia says 24-year old Gareth Edwards of Hopkinsville said he had been gone on vacation since December 17th and returned home late Thursday night to find several items missing.
Among the items taken from the apartment at 900 Denzill Drive were a pistol, a laptop computer, military gear, a video game system, a cordless drill and a flat screen television. Total value of the stolen property was listed at just over 26-hundred dollars.
A wreck involving the suspected use of alcohol in Muhlenberg County yesterday injured a Drakesboro man.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says 46-year old Steven Wells of Drakesboro was northbound on KY 431 around 1pm when he ran off the road.
His vehicle struck a fence and came to final rest off the shoulder of the road. He was taken by ambulance to Muhlenberg Community Hospital for treatment of his injuries and was cited into court on his second DUI charge in the last five years, according to KSP.
A vehicle versus horse and buggy crash on the Eagle Way Bypass Saturday evening sent a local man to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
A news release from Hopkinsville Police Public Information Officer Paul Ray says 19-year old Dan Zook of Hopkinsville was traveling on the Bypass in a buggy around 5:20 when he was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by 22-year old Bradley Ezell.
Zook was taken by Air Evac to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries. Both sides of the Bypass near the Cox Mill Road intersecion were closed for about a half hour while crews worked the scene.