March 2010 Archives

March 26, 2010

Semi-Tractor Trailer Collides with Passenger Van on I-65 in Kentucky near Munfordville

On March 26, 2010 at approxmately 6:00 a.m., on I-65 in Munfordville, Kentucky, a Semi-tractor trailer crossed the center median striking a Mennonite passenger van carrying men, women and children on their way to a wedding in Iowa. It is reported that eleven (11) people have died as a result of the collision. It is believed that two toddlers in car seats have survived the accident. It is unknown at this time whether a medical condition caused the driver of the semi to loose control of the vehicle or whether he fell asleep at the wheel, but the Kentucky State Police will be conducting a full reconstruction of the event.

A Local media stationWLKY reports live from the scene.