The accident was reported around 6:00 a.m. on Thursday morning October 24, 2013. Reports indicated that four vehicles collided at the intersection of US 150 and Dug Hill Road near Brodhead in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
According to information provided to the media by the Kentucky State Police, Mr. Gregory S. Fulton of London was traveling westbound on US 150 in a 2009 Toyota Corolla when he hit a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado from behind. The Chevrolet was driven by Mr. Timothy E. Taylor of Mount Vernon.
After the initial collision between Mr. Fulton’s vehicle and Mr. Taylor’s vehicle, Mr. Taylor’s vehicle reportedly went into the eastbound lane of the road where it was hit by a 1997 Toyota Tacoma driven by Ms. Rena M. Hopkins of Crab Orchard. After the second impact, Mr. Taylor’s vehicle was reportedly hit a third time. The third collision reportedly involved Mr. Taylor’s vehicle and a 1994 Chevrolet Tracker driven by Mr. Paul D. Kidwell of Brodhead.
Mr. Taylor, who was allegedly not wearing a seat belt at the time of this Rockcastle County car accident, was reportedly ejected from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the Rockcastle County coroner’s office. He was 50-years-old.
Ms. Hopkins, who was also allegedly not wearing a seat belt, was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment. Mr. Kidwell was also flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment and Mr. Fulton was not reported to be seriously injured in this accident.
Our Kentucky fatal accident lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Timothy Taylor following this tragic Rockcastle County car accident and we extend our best wishes for full and fast recoveries to those who have been hurt.