3 injured after DUI crash in Lyon County

3 injured after DUI crash in Lyon County

LYON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - State police say three people were injured after a crash in western Kentucky.

It happened Tuesday shortly before 10 p.m. at  KY 293 & Liberty Road.

According to the Kentucky State Police, they received a 911 call reporting a single vehicle rollover collision with ejection on KY 293 near the intersection of Liberty Road in Lyon County, Kentucky.

An initial investigation showed that Jason L. Dearing, 34, of Princeton, was driving a pickup west on KY 293 when the vehicle left the roadway, rolled, and came to a final rest in the upright position.

Dearing was taken to Lourdes Hospital, but was later taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center for further treatment of injuries.

Both passengers, Larry B. Baker, 33, of Eddyville and Richard M. Harper, 27, of Princeton, were taken to Lourdes Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Due to injuries, Dearing was cited into court for failure to wear seat belt, possession of open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, driving under the influence 1st, and failure to provide insurance.

The Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by the Lyon County Sheriff's Department, Eddyville Police Department, Lyon County EMS, Eddyville Fire Department, and the Lyon County Rescue Squad.

The investigation is ongoing.

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