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Kentucky State Police investigated two personal injury accidents in the north end of Trimble County last week. KSP was assisted at the scene of both accidents by the Trimble County Emergency Medical Services, Milton Fire & Rescue and the Bedford Fire Department.
At 10:24 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy. 1492 and U.S. 421N. Police and emergency personnel arrived on the scene and found two vehicles in the roadway with patients trapped inside.
According to the police report a vehicle driven by Berman Gibson, Bedford, was traveling south on U.S. 421 and entered a right-hand curve, crossed the center line and made contact with the driver’s side door of a second vehicle driven by Niles Mouderzoon, Milton. The Mouderzoon vehicle left the roadway and overturned on the shoulder.
Gibson was extricated and taken to the Air Methods helicopter base and from there flown to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Mary Mouderzoon, a passenger in the Mouderzoon vehicle was taken to The King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison for treatment for her injuries.
Fire units from Milton and Bedford assisted with cleanup and traffic control. U.S. 421N was closed for a period of time during the investigation and cleanup effort.
At 1:08 p.m. on Friday, May 11, police and fire units were dispatched to the 11000 block of Hwy 421N near the Trimble County Farm Supply for a two-vehicle injury accident.
According to the police report, a vehicle driven by Sherry Bayne, Milton, was traveling south on U.S. 421 and slowed to a stop to make a left turn onto Moffett Road. A second vehicle, driven by Marianne Knapp, Milton, rear-ended the Bayne vehicle.
Bayne was transported by the Trimble County Emergency Medical Services to The King’s Daughters’ Hospital for treatment of injuries.
During the ambulance transport from both accidents to KDH the Milton-Madison Bridge was closed to traffic for the ambulance to negotiate the span alone.