UPDATE: Person in critical condition after accident in Glasgow

Glasgow Police Public Information Officer Terry Flatt confirmed to WBKO News that police are reconstructing the scene as of 1:30 p.m.
Published: May. 4, 2023 at 1:54 PM CDT|Updated: May. 4, 2023 at 7:26 PM CDT
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GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) – One person is in critical condition after a crash involving a motorcycle and semi-truck in Barren County Thursday afternoon.

The crash happened near Exit 8 of the Cumberland Parkway along Veterans Outer Loop.

The motorcyclist involved in the crash was identified as Jesus McKay.

According to Glasgow Police, a semi hauling a front end loader operated by Gaithel Spears traveled southbound on Veterans Outer Loop and attempted a left turn onto Cumberland Parkway. McKay was traveling northbound on Veterans Outer Loop when he collided with the trailer portion of the semi.

McKay was wearing a motorcycle helmet, according to police.

He was taken to TJ Samson Hospital and flown to Vanderbilt Hospital for his injuries. Glasgow Police Officer Terry Flatt told WBKO Thursday evening McKay is in critical condition.

Spears was not injured.

The accident was investigated by Sgt. Cameron Murrell investigated and assisted by Barren Metcalfe EMS, Glasgow Fire Department, Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement and the Glasgow Police Department Reconstruction Unit.