Teen Injured In Accident Involving Dump Truck

Posted at 11:29 AM, Jun 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-07 11:29:08-04

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police is investigating a two-vehicle collision that resulted in a teenager being hospitalized.

It happened around 8:42 a.m. Wednesday on West KY 90, 4 miles of west of Burkesville.

Police say 16-year-old Bobby Garmon, of Burkesville, was operating a white 2002 Toyota pickup truck on KY 90 when he failed to see a stopped 2001 international dump truck, and struck it in the rear end.

Garmon was wearing his seatbelt and transported to the Cumberland County Hospital by private vehicle.

Chris Coffey, 41, of Albany, was uninjured as he was exiting the dump truck when it was struck.