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Washington County Injury Collision and Arrest

Date of News Release: 10/23/2015

(Springfield, KY.) - Tpr. Lincoln Lawless is investigating a collision that occurred Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 at approximately 5:54 PM EDT on Mackville Road, 4 miles south of Mackville. 60-year-old James Lay, of Harrodsburg was operating a northbound 1996 Ford SUV when he lost control of the vehicle, overcorrected and overturned. Lay and a passenger, 14-year-old Hannah Lay, of Harrodsburg, were both belted and were transported to Springview Hospital for non life threatening injuries. Lay was cited to court for Driving Under the Influence and Wanton Endangerment 2nd Degree.

Tpr. Lawless was assisted at the scene by Washington County Fire, Rescue and EMS. The investigation is ongoing.