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KSP Arrests Driver Following Injury Collision in Madison County

Date of News Release: 04/21/2016

(Richmond, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating an injury collision that happened near Charlie Norris Road on Irvine Road (KY-52) in Madison County, just before 5:20 pm today (04/21/2016).

The initial investigation alleges that Dustin M. Brockman, 28 years old of Russell Springs, was traveling East on KY-52 in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck, when he collided with six vehicles that were travelling east, including a 2002 Toyota Camry operated by Brenda Smith, 56 years old of Irvine, and a 1994 Chevrolet S-10 operated by Garland Johnson, 61 years old of Irvine. Brenda Smith and Garland Johnson were transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. The roadway remained closed while the collision was investigated, and was reopened just after 8:30 pm.

As a result of the initial investigation, Dustin Brockman was arrested and charged with 2 Counts of Assault 1st degree, 7 Counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st degree, DUI 1st Offense, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Failure to Produce Insurance Card. He has been lodged at the Madison County Detention Center.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Austin Brashear and Trooper Phillip Powell. They were assisted at the scene by KSP Personnel, Madison County EMS, Madison County Fire & Rescue, and the Richmond Police Department.