Saturday, December 13, 2014

3 injured in Friday wreck

Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle injury collision that occurred on U.S. 60 approximately 1 mile east of Marion on Friday at 12:25 p.m.  


The preliminary investigation revealed that Dallas E. Burchard, 20, of Burna, was operating a 1999 Ford Ranger eastbound on U.S. 60.  World F. McGuire, 22, of Morganfield, was operating a 2003 Nissan passenger car westbound on U.S. 60 with Randa Leidecker, 19, of Marion, and Izayah Leidecker, 1, of Marion, as passengers.


While attempting to make a lefthand turn, Burchard’s vehicle struck by McGuire’s vehicle. Burchard’s vehicle came to rest upright, in the eastbound lane of the road. McGuire’s vehicle came to final rest upright in the eastbound lane of the road, and caught fire after the accident.  


Leidecker, the 1-year-old and Burchard were transported by ambulance to the Crittenden Health Systems for treatment.  McGuire was not injured. Burchard was wearing a seatbelt. Izayah Leidecker was in a childseat. 


McGuire was charged with tampering with physical evidence and the investigation is ongoing.


Trooper 1st Class Darron Holliman investigated the collision. He was assisted by Crittenden County Sheriff’s Department,  a Crittenden County constable, Crittenden County Fire Department and Crittenden County EMS.