1 injured, 1 arrested after crash in McCracken County - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

1 injured, 1 arrested after crash in McCracken County

Michael Bass (Source: McCracken County Jail) Michael Bass (Source: McCracken County Jail)

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - One teenager was sent to the hospital and one man was arrested after a crash in McCracken County.

The crash happened around 8:45 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Rice Springs Road and Woodville Road in Kevil, Ky.  

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, Michael Bass, 22, of Kevil was driving his truck through the intersection.  He drove into the path of a car driven by Robert Forrester, 34, of Kevil. 

A passenger in Bass' truck, Austin Cunningham, 16, of Kevil was transported to Lourdes Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

Sheriff's deputies learned Bass was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision.   They also learned that Bass had provided alcohol to 16-year-old Cunningham before the crash happened.

Officers arrested Bass and charged him with second-degree operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, and second-degree wanton endangerment.

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