Deputies: Man charged for DUI after driving car into water

Piper A. Montgomery

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is in custody after deputies say he drove his car into a body of water in Laurel County while driving under the influence New Year’s Day.

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were sent to Johnson Road near London around 1:36 a.m. for a possible injury crash.

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When they arrived, deputies say they found a vehicle partially submerged in water. They say the driver, 33-year-old Piper A. Montgomery, was determined to be under the influence.

Montgomery is charged with driving under the influence, along with other charges.