Kentucky State Police Conducting Ongoing Investigation of Injury Collision in Boyle County

PERRYVILLE, KY – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) reports that, on Thursday, January 11, 2024, just before 7:30 p.m., a Trooper with the KSP, Richmond Post, observed a 2002 Black Nissan Maxima driving recklessly on West Main Street in Boyle County.

The vehicle continued traveling west on U.S. 150, Perryville Road, passing multiple vehicles at a high rate of speed. The KSP trooper activated his emergency equipment and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle.

The operator of the vehicle failed to yield and continued traveling west on Perryville Road.

The operator lost control of the vehicle near the intersection of KY 68, Harrodsburg Road, after striking the rear of a 2022 Freightliner, operated by Matthew Stephens, 36, of Salvisa, KY, causing the Nissan Maxima to overturn on its passenger side at the intersection of U.S. 150 and HWY 1920 in Perryville.

Following the collision, the operator of the Nissan Maxima, identified as Jason Epps, 20, of Lexington, KY, and passenger Trveze Page, 19, of Lexington, KY, were both transported by Boyle County EMS to Ephraim Mcdowell Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Matthew Stephens, 36, of Salvisa, KY, operator of the Freightliner, was also transported to Ephraim Mcdowell Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Kentucky State Police.

Assisting at the scene were: Kentucky State Police personnel, Boyle County EMS, Boyle County Fire Department, and the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office. 

# # #


Submit Press Releases