Teen allegedly admits to drinking & driving after car crash

By Heartland News

McCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - An alcohol-related crash gets a Kentucky teen in trouble with the law and lands him in the hospital.

It happened just before 8:00 Saturday night in McCracken County on Kentucky Dam Road.

Deputies say a 17-year-old's car pulled out in front of a truck driven by a Terry Gamblin of Calvert City.

The teen reportedly told police he'd been drinking prior to the wreck.

Gamblin was not hurt in the crash. The teen driver was taken to the hospital with head and neck injuries.

Two other teens in the car left the scene before emergency crews arrived.

The teen now faces charges in connection with the crash.

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