TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Single-Vehicle Injury Collision Involving DUI
Date of News Release: 04/19/2012
Bremen, KY. (Muhlenberg County) –- The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle injury collision that occurred on Conway Road, approximately one mile south of Bremen, on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at approximately 11:56 p.m.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Derrick S. Jones, age 31 of Greenville, KY, was operating a 2002 Dodge Ram northbound on Conway Road. As he was traveling northbound, the vehicle exited the left side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree and came to rest in a field.
Mr. Jones was transported via ambulance to the Regional Medical Center where he was treated and released. He was arrested and charged with DUI (Aggravated Circumstances) 2nd and Possession of Open Alcoholic Beverage Container. Mr. Jones was lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.
Trooper Jerry Knight investigated the collision. The Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department, the Bremen Volunteer Fire Department and Muhlenberg County EMS assisted at the scene.