Brownsville, KY. (September 28th, 2021) – At approximately 12:30 p.m. the Kentucky State Police, Post 3, Bowling Green, received a request from the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a single vehicle injury collision. Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located at 408 Mammoth Cave Road in Edmonson County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that a 1997 Chevrolet truck, being operated by 37 year old Billy J. Meredith, was traveling westbound on Mammoth Cave Road when the operator lost control of the vehicle. The truck exited the roadway causing the operator to overcorrect and enter back onto the road. The vehicle overturned, coming to rest on its side. Billy J. Meredith was transported by Edmonson County EMS to the Medical Center at Bowling Green where he was treated for minor injuries. Once medically cleared, Meredith was arrested and lodged in the Warren County Jail and faces the following charges:
- Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol 1st offense
- Failure to wear seatbelt
- Possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle
The investigation continues and is being led by Trooper Katan Parker. He was assisted on the scene by Brownsville Police Department, Edmonson County EMS, and KSP personnel.
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