Four Injured in I-275 Accident Near Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky AirportPosted on Oct 20, 2009
The incident took place at approximately 12:15 on Wednesday morning, October 14, 2009 near the westbound exit for CVG.
According to Boone County Sheriff’s spokesperson Tom Scheben, traffic was at a standstill due to road work when the crash took place. Scheben reports that a 2008 GMC van, driven by Garry Robinson, 51, of Petersburg, slammed into the back of Dale Shell, 54, of Covington, who was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala.
The force of the impact caused Shell’s Impala to slam into the back of a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck driven by Charles Centers Jr., 21, of Burlington. Centers’ vehicle was then forced into a tractor trailer driven by Okey Rodgers II, 35, of Columbus, Ohio.
According to officials, emergency crews transported Shell by air to University Hospital to be treated for severe head injuries. Shell’s wife, Denise Shell, 51, Robinson and Centers were all transported to St. Elizabeth in Florence were they were treated for injuries. They have all been released.
The cause of the northern Kentucky accident involving four vehicles remains under investigation by authorities.