Two Teens Injured in Accident at Route 90 in Summer Shade, KY

December 29, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Route 90 in Summer Shade, KY

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Kentucky State Police
Vehicles Involved
Pickup Truck, Semi-Truck
Route 90
Injuries Sustained

Undisclosed injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pickup truck and semi-truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured two teens at Route 90 in Summer Shade, KY on December 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:52 p.m. and involved a semi-truck and pickup truck colliding. Reports allege the semi-truck was headed westbound before losing control for unknown reasons, crossing a center line and colliding with the pickup truck. Police say two high school students occupying the pickup truck were hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The truck driver, identified as 56-year-old Shawn Cotales, was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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