A Murray man is charged with DUI after a single-vehicle wreck in Calloway County Friday night that sent him to the hospital.
Kentucky State Police say 31-year old Joshua Morris of Murray was northbound on State Route 893 around 11:15 when he crossed the southbound lane and hit a culvert, causing his vehicle to go airborne before landing in a ditch.
A witness found Morris unconscious, but he was out of the vehicle and standing up by the time Trooper Brian Hill arrived on the scene. Morris was taken by ambulance to Murray-Calloway County Hospital for treatment of his injuries and KSP would charge him with DUI.
A wreck on Fort Campbell Boulevard in Hopkinsville yesterday afternoon injured a Tennessee child.
The incident happened just before 5pm when 32-year old April Settle of Elkton was attempting to make a left turn off McCoy Drive onto the boulevard and ran into the driver’s side of a vehicle driven by 21-year old Ashley Saunders of Hopkinsville.
A passenger in Ms. Saunders’ vehicle, 10-year old Candice Allen of Lavergne, Tennessee; was taken by private vehicle to Jennie Stuart Medical Center for treatment of neck pain.
A child who was riding an ATV was killed in a wreck in Calloway County last night.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says the 15-year old boy was riding on Jennings Trail near Murray when he ran off the road and hit a tree. The boy was ejected from the four-wheeler, according to Trooper Michael Bennett, who writes the victim sustained a head wound that would later claim his life at Calloway County Hospital.
The boy’s name hasn’t been released by KSP.
No one was injured yesterday morning when someone fired several gunshots into a Hopkinsville home.
The incident happened around 1am, with 28-year old Shetekeia Forte telling Hopkinsville Police that she was lying on the couch when someone fired nine rounds into the back of her Colonette Drive home.
No suspects are listed on the report and Ms. Forte was unharmed.
A wreck in Clarksville involving a motorcycle Saturday sent the biker to a Nashville hospital.
A news release from Clarksville Police says the incident happened around noon at the intersection of Sango Road and Highway 76. Public Information Officer Jim Knoll says 48-year old Jerome Rogers was attempting to make a left turn onto Highway 76 and drove into the path of an eastbound motorcycle.
The name of the motorcycle driver has not been released, but Officer Knoll says the 59-year old man collided with Rogers’ truck, causing injuries that required a trip to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by helicopter.
The injured man was conscious and alert when he was taken to the helicopter. Officer Knoll says the investigation is ongoing and charges are pending. Officer Melissa Spielhagen is the lead investigator.