1 dead after car, motorcycle crash in Paducah | News
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Paducah police are investigating a car and motorcycle crash around 1 p.m. Friday on Paducah’s downtown Loop.
According to police, Manuel Jones,73 of Paducah, told officers he was driving north on 3rd Street and trying to turn left onto Norton Street. Jones said he saw a motorcycle approaching, but thought he had time to complete the turn.
The motorcycle, driven by Christopher W. Bailey, 52 of Calvert City, hit the front passenger corner of Jones’ car.
Police say both drivers were taken to the hospital. Bailey was pronounced dead at 2:34 p.m., according to McCracken County Deputy Coroner Ben Bradford.According to the police department, 3rd Street was partially blocked for more than an hour after the wreck. The Paducah Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the accident.
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