Edmonson Voice Staff
A Sunfish man ran off the road on HWY 185 around 9pm Saturday night and was helped by a passing motorist. The motorist, however was an off duty Leitchfield Police Officer that suspected the driver of being under the influence.
According to officials, the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office received the call of the accident from the off duty officer who had detained Mark Moon, 51, of Sunfish.
Upon arriving at the accident scene, deputies administered field sobriety tests where it was reported Moon shown multiple examples of being impaired. It was determined that Moon was under the influence of alcohol and was arrested.
He was charged with Operating a vehicle under the influence--first offense (aggravated circumstance), No/Expired registration plates, and License to be in possession.
Moon was transported and lodged in the Hart County Jail.