Coroner: Two dead after Bluegrass Parkway head-on vehicle collision

Posted at 9:53 AM, Jul 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-05 10:59:32-04

MERCER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Mercer County Coroner's Office confirms a double fatality happened around 5 a.m. Monday on Bluegrass Parkway.

The coroner identified the two people who died as 33-year-old Joshua Walker Eversole, of Nelson County, and 82-year-old Donald R Jackson, of Harrison County.

Chief Deputy Wes Graddis said the head-on collision involved two vehicles.

Officials say one vehicle was going the wrong way, driving westbound on east side lanes for a few minutes when Mercer County Sheriff's Department was notified.

The scene was mostly clear by 8:30 a.m. Monday.