Dump Truck Driver Hurt in Old Mayfield

Dump Truck Driver Hurt in Old Mayfield Rd. Wreck By West Kentucky Star Staff

PADUCAH, KY – A Paducah man was injured in a dump truck accident Friday.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, 29-year-old Shawn Roach was driving a dump truck south in the 9000 block of Old Mayfield Road about 8:45 am.

As he approached the crest of a hill, he met another vehicle and the passenger side tires of the truck dropped off the right side of the road. Roach over-corrected and the truck rolled onto the driver’s side in the opposite lane of the road. Roach was treated at the scene by Mercy EMS, and then taken to an area hospital.

The road was restricted to one lane for about two hours while the truck was removed and the wreck was investigated.

Hendron Fire Department and Hartman’s Wrecker Service helped at the scene.

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