TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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One Injured in a DUI Collision on Ky 49
Date of News Release: 11/21/2009
(Marion County, Ky.) -- A collision occurred at 1228 a.m. 3 miles North of Lebanon on Ky 49. Richard Diffee, age 27, of Loretto, not belted, was operating a 1993 Chevrolet Van Northbound on Ky 49 when he left the roadway, struck a bridge, and overturned. He was transported to Springview Hospital by Marion County EMS where he was treated and released. He was charged with DUI, Leaving the Scene of an accident, Disorderly Conduct and was lodged in the Marion County Detention Center.
Trooper John Adams is investigating. Trooper Fred Cornett, Marion County Sheriffs Department, and Marion County Rescue assisted at the scene.