Highway Patrol Accident & Arrests Report

State Troopers report an Accident and An Arrest in the area counties Wednesday.

An accident on US 136 in Harrison County happened when a driver lost consciousness and drove off the south side of the road and struck two other vehicles.  The accident happened Wednesday at about 9:30 am as 45 year old Glen Allen of Princeton was eastbound, about 5 miles east of Bethany.  The report from the Highway Patrol states Allen lost consciousness, drove off the south side of the road, hit two parked vehicles before hitting a curb, road sign and becoming airborne.  His van then hit the ground, a second sign and went into a corn field.  Allen was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.  He was wearing a safety belt.

State Troopers arrested a Trenton man Wednesday night in Grundy County.  Forty-one year old Michael Puckett of Trenton was arrested for alleged DWI – persistent offender, careless and imprudent driving, no seat belt and no insurance.  He was taken to the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center on a 24 hour hold.


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