Georgia Motorcyclist Injured in Kentucky Crash
METCALFE COUNTY, KY. – A motorcyclist from Georgia was injured in a traffic accident in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, according to an online news report from glasgowdailytimes.com. The 44-year-old motorcyclist reportedly lost control of his bike and crashed, sustaining serious injuries.*
44-year-old Brian Keller, of Acworth, Georgia, was riding a 2009 Honda motorcycle on Louie B. Nunn/Cumberland Parkway in Metcalfe County. It is not clear what direction he was traveling at the time. About five miles east of Edmonton, Kentucky, Keller attempted to pass another vehicle on the roadway.
Post 15 of Kentucky State Police reports that Keller lost control while he was passing the other vehicle (make and model of this vehicle not reported), and his motorcycle entered the median of the road. Upon traveling into the median, Keller’s motorcycle crashed. It is not clear if he was thrown from the bike. Police indicated Keller was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
Emergency crews responding to the scene requested a medical helicopter, and the helicopter crew transported Keller to Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. The extent of his injuries was not reported, and his current medical condition is not known.
It does not appear that any other vehicles were involved in the crash. No other drivers or passengers have been identified. Responding to the scene were the Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office, the Edmonton Police Department, Barren-Metcalfe County Emergency Services, the Edmonton Fire Department, the North Metcalfe Fire Department, and the Summer Shade Volunteer Fire Department. No additional information has been released at this time.
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