Serious crash leads to DUI arrest in Laurel Co.


LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a serious crash Tuesday morning where a utility pole went through the passenger side of the car.

Deputies say 24-year-old Derrick Mitchell Jackson was driving on Sinking Creek Road when he traveled off the road and hit a utility pole that went through the car on the passenger side.

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Deputies say they smelled alcohol on the driver and determined he was under the influence. They arrested Jackson.

Jackson is lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.