TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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One Injured in a Single DUI Vehicle Collision on KY 405
Date of News Release: 03/09/2010
(Henderson, Ky.) -- Phillip Jason Roberts was traveling southbound on KY 405, approximately four miles east of Owensboro, KY. (near the Wrights Landing Road intersection). Roberts crossed the centerline and attempted to regain control by overcorrecting. Roberts over steered his 1997 Honda car and slid off the road striking an earth embankment and culvert. Roberts's car turned over onto its top striking utility guide wires. Roberts had to be freed from his vehicle by mechanical means.
Roberts was taken by ambulance to Owensboro Medical Hospital in Owensboro.
Roberts was arrested for driving under the influence 3rd offense – aggravated circumstances and open alcoholic beverage container in motor vehicle. He is lodged at the Daviess County Detention Center.
The investigation is on-going.