TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Injury Crash and Arrest in Carlisle County, KY
Date of News Release: 04/18/2006
(Carlisle County, KY) - Trooper Archer was Northbound on US Highway 51, approximately 3 miles south of Bardwell when he observed a motorcycle driven by Mr. Jonathan Jennings traveling in excessive speed. After Tpr Archer activated his emergency equipment Mr. Jennings began to flee. In a continued attempt to flee, Mr. Jennings turned onto KY Highway 80 West and failed to negotiate the turn, overturning his motorcycle.
Mr. Jennings was treated on scene by Carlisle County Ambulance Service for very minor injuries and subsequently lodged in the Hickman County Detention Center. Mr. Jennings was charged with speeding 25 miles per hour over the limit, fleeing and evading 1st, operating on a suspended operators license, operating without a motorcyle license, and improper lane usage.
Tpr Archer was assisted on scene by the Carlisle County Sheriffs Department and the Carlisle County Ambulance Service.