Louisville woman hospitalized after Lyon County crash
LYON COUNTY, Ky. - A Louisville woman was hospitalized after a crash with a tractor trailer in Lyon County, Kentucky.
Kentucky State Police say Melvin Hauschild, of Louisville, was driving a tractor trailer on Interstate 69 when he attempted to make an illegal U-turn. Hauschild moved from the left lane to the right lane before trying to make a swift turn through the median.
As the tractor trailer made the turn, a car driven by Courtney Campbell, of Louisville, was unable to come to a stop and slid under the trailer, becoming lodged in front of the trailer tires.
Eddyville Fire removed Campbell from the vehicle and took her to Lourdes Hospital for injuries. Her condition is not known at this time.
Hauschild was not injured in the crash. He was cited for Reckless Driving and for Making an Illegal U-Turn on a Limited Access Highway.