2 vehicle crash involving wrecker, man seriously injured - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

2 vehicle crash involving wrecker, man seriously injured

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

Police say a Paducah man was seriously injured in a crash early Wednesday afternoon on Joe Clifton Drive near Carson Park.

Travis W. Nugent, 35, of Paducah told officers Justin Canup that he was driving a wrecker from a Metropolis business, when a Honda Accord failed to stop at a stop sign on Clay Street.

Police say the Honda pulled in front of the wrecker and was hit broadside in the passenger side. The car then spun around and hit a fire hydrant and a utility pole. The driver of the car, Najim K. Abushawish, 45, of Paducah, was injured and unable to talk to officers. Police say a witness confirmed Nugent's account of the collision.

Abushawish was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Paducah, then was flown to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.
Nugent did not seek medical attention.

The police department's Accident Reconstruction Team is still investigating.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.


  • LOCALMore>>

  • Fiancee of murdered man speaks to 14 News

    Fiancee of murdered man speaks to 14 News

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-03-23 03:40:11 GMT

    It has been almost eight months since Jonathan "Simone" Dewitt last saw her fiancee, 29-year-old Tromain MacKall alive. She told us she can't describe the pain she's been going through grieving MacKall's death and remembering the future they were planning together.

    More >>

    It has been almost eight months since Jonathan "Simone" Dewitt last saw her fiancee, 29-year-old Tromain MacKall alive. She told us she can't describe the pain she's been going through grieving MacKall's death and remembering the future they were planning together.

    More >>
  • Controversy continues over firing of Burdette Park executive director

    Controversy continues over firing of Burdette Park executive director

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 11:11 PM EDT2017-03-23 03:11:13 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    The controversy continues over who will become the next director of Burdette Park.

    More >>

    The controversy continues over who will become the next director of Burdette Park.

    More >>
  • New indoor aquatics facility to replace the Lloyd Pool

    New indoor aquatics facility to replace the Lloyd Pool

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-03-23 01:51:22 GMT
    (WFIE)(WFIE)

    Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says a group met with a project consultant and some think Roberts Park might be the perfect location. There's plenty of space and with other sporting facilities near the site, could be used to attract out of town swimming tournaments.

    More >>

    Mayor Lloyd Winnecke says a group met with a project consultant and some think Roberts Park might be the perfect location. There's plenty of space and with other sporting facilities near the site, could be used to attract out of town swimming tournaments.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly