TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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DUI injury collision on US 68 in Taylor County
Date of News Release: 08/28/2011
(Campbellsville, Ky.) -- Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer Jason Morris is investigating a single vehicle collision which occurred at 7:20 p.m on US 68, 1 mile East of Campbellsville. A 1995 Honda operated by Tomas Velli, age 18, of Russell Springs, not belted was traveling West on US 68 when the vehicle left the roadway on the Eastbound side, striking a fence and coming to final rest. Mr. Velli was transported to Taylor Regional Hospital where he was treated and released.
Mr. Velli was later charged with Driving Under The Influence of Alcohol/Drugs, No Insurance and No Operators License. He was lodged in Taylor County Detention Center.
Officer Morris was assisted at the scene by Kentucky State Police and Taylor County Sheriffs Office.