Sept. 10, 2012 — Kentucky State Police and Rowan County EMS responded to two separate injury accidents Saturday in Rowan County.
While on routine patrol at 3:30 p.m., Trooper Brent Sparks drove up on a two-vehicle accident near the Bath County line on US 60 west.
An Audi A6 driven by Joe Taulbee left the roadway and struck a vehicle in a private driveway.
Phyllis Reynolds was waiting to pull out on to US 60 west when Taulbee allegedly blacked out and lost control of his vehicle, exiting the right side of the roadway and striking Reynolds’ passenger door.
Rowan County EMS and Trooper Scott Ferrell responded to the scene.
Taulbee was transported to St. Claire Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.
Georgia Taulbee, a passenger in his vehicle and Reynolds were transported to University of Kentucky Medical Center for possible life threatening injuries.
The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Scott Ferrell.
At 8:30 p.m. the same day, KSP in Morehead was notified of a two-vehicle injury accident on US 60 west.
William Young of West Virginia was traveling eastbound on a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he attempted to make a left turn into a private driveway.
While attempting to turn, a 1999 Jeep Cherokee driven behind him by Kevin Morgan of Grayson failed to acknowledge Young’s attempt to make a left hand turn and tried to pass Young on the left.
Morgan struck Young as he was turning.
Young was taken to St. Claire Regional Medical Center by Rowan EMS and later airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center by PHI Air Medical.
The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Eugene Robinson.