Winchester, KY. (Jan. 26, 2023) – The Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division along with Lexington Police Department were actively pursuing a vehicle on I-75 south in Fayette County. Post 7 Troopers joined the pursuit as it entered Madison County past the 99- mile marker. The pursuit continued on I-75 until the operator exited at the 95- mile marker, turning left onto Boonsboro road, where the vehicle came to a stop near Stone Crest Road in Clark County.
Once the vehicle came to a stop, Kentucky State Police contacted George Rogers Clark High school and placed the school on lockdown for the students and faculties safety. Boonsboro road (KY-627) along with Winchester Bypass was also shut down. Officers were able to successfully negotiate a peaceful surrender of the operator without incident. The operator, identified as Hannah Prosser, a 34-year-old female from Lexington, was taken into custody and transported by Lexington Police Department officers to a local hospital for psychological evaluation.
Prosser is charged with the following: Speeding, Reckless Driving, Fleeing or Evading Police and Wanton Endangerment. The investigation remains ongoing by CVE Officer Puckett.
Assisting at the scene: KSP Post 7 Troopers, Clark County Sheriff’s office: Winchester Police and Lexington Police Department.
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