Laurel County Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested for driving ATV under the influence

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LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Laurel County sheriff’s office arrested Christopher W. Kirves age 34 of New Harmony, Indiana on Saturday.

The arrest occurred on Hazel Patch Road, deputies say they responded to a dispute and came across an ATV crash on Hazel Patch Road.

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The Deputy on scene says he noticed the passenger of the ATV appeared to have a severe injury to her hand and she was airlifted to UK Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

According to the sheriff’s office, there was an investigation on the driver of the Polaris ATV who had a very strong odor of alcoholic beverages coming from him.

Deputies say, Kirves was determined to be under the influence and was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence