KSP Works Injury Accident involving Pedestrian in Graves County

KSP Works Injury Accident involving Pedestrian in Graves County

Bill Stephens

September 19th, 2016



Mayfield, Ky. (September 17, 2016) On September 16, 2016, at 8:51 a.m., Kentucky State Police post 1 Mayfield received a 911 call regarding a single vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on 7th street in Mayfield, KY in front of the Hall Hotel.

Preliminary investigation shows Jason L. Riegler, 51, of Mayfield was exiting the Rita’s Café Restaurant and stepped into the roadway on 7th street.  Harold D. Criswell, 85, of Mayfield was in a white 2009 Chrysler van.  Criswell was attempting to parallel park his van on the street in front of Rita’s Café and began backing into a spot on the side of the roadway when Riegler stepped into his path.  Criswell was unable to stop and struck Riegler.

Riegler was transported to Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY where he was treated and released for non-life threatening injuries.  Criswell was not injured in the collision.

Trooper Logan Burks is continuing the collision investigation.

KSP was assisted on scene by the Mayfield-Graves County EMS, the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mayfield Police Department.


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