Death Trap

February 5, 2015

Barbourville attorney Paul Baker and his daughter were forced off the road and into the ditch at the intersection of Pope Hollow Road and So. Hwy 11. This is the fourth recorded crash at this intersection since the first of the year.

Barbourville attorney Paul Baker and his daughter were forced off the road and into the ditch at the intersection of
Pope Hollow Road and So. Hwy 11. This is the fourth recorded crash at this intersection since the first of the year.

DOT to investigate dangerous stretch of Hwy 11


By Bobbie Poynter

Editor

A particularly dangerous stretch of highway at the entrance to Pope Hollow Road on South KY 11 in Barbourville has claimed even more victims.

On Sunday, Feb. 1, prominent Barbourville attorney Paul Baker and his daughter were traveling north of S. KY 11 when their vehicle was struck by a another vehicle heading south and sliding into their lane on the wet road. Baker swerved in an attempt to avoid the collision, but was unable to do so and was struck in the driver side doors, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway and strike a fire hydrant with his passenger side front door. Baker’s vehicle had to be towed.

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