(Mount Vernon, KY) On Tuesday December 30th 2014 around 4:45 A.M. Officer Dennis Jackson with the Kentucky State Police-Vehicle Enforcement responded to a two vehicle injury crash located on I-75 near the 63 mile marker in Mount Vernon Kentucky.
Upon arrival and through investigation officers found 42 year Jeffrey Shempert from Parrish Alabama north on I-75 operating a 2015 Freightliner when he struck the rear-end of a 1996 Freightliner being operated by 51 year old Hussein O. Dadd from Arlington Texas.
Shempert was transported to Rockcastle Regional Hospital with minor injuries. Drugs and Alcohol are not suspected factors in the crash. Traffic was routed onto US25 for nearly three hours while crews worked to clean debris from the interstate.
Assisting on Scene: Mount Vernon Police, Rockcastle Co Sheriffs Department, Rockcastle Co. EMS, State Highway Department, and Rockcastle Co Emergency Management. Officer Dennis Jackson continues