Radcliff, Ky. (March 17, 2020) – Shepherdsville Police Department and the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office pursue a vehicle after a report of a hit-and-run. Around 10:00 a.m. ET, Bullitt County dispatch notified Kentucky State Police Post 4 that officers with the Shepherdsville Police Department and deputies with the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office were in a pursuit of a Ford 150. Dispatch advised the pursuit was southbound on US 31W heading toward Radcliff with speeds close to 100 miles per hour.
Troopers and deputies with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office attempted to deploy spike sticks, but were unsuccessful. The pursuit exited onto Bullion Blvd before turning south on Veterans Memorial Hwy. As the suspect approached Veterans Drive, he attempted to cross the median and struck two Shepherdsville Police cruisers ending the pursuit.
The driver, Dakota Elliott (27) of Keyser Mineral, WV, and a Shepherdsville police officer were taken to Hardin Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and later released. Elliott’s passenger, Danielle Gignac (31) of Billings, MT, was taken to Baptist Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Both Elliott and Gignac had several out-of-state warrants and the Shepherdsville Police Department will be handling the charges resulting from the prior hit-and-run and pursuit.
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