Darren Doyle, story and photos:
A rollover crash resulted in the arrest of a Cave City man on Saturday, December 1, 2018.
Emergency workers were dispatched to 699 Rocky Hill Road on Saturday night around 9pm with reports of an injury accident with at least one occupant trapped inside an overturned vehicle.
Rescue personnel were able to pry open the door of a 1992 Chevy Camaro, driven by Ricky D. Crump of Cave City. According to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, Crump was able to exit the vehicle on his own accord.
The sheriff's office reported that Crump's Camaro slipped off the right side of the road into a ditch, overturned, and came to rest on its top. According to law enforcement, a strong smell of alcohol was present with Crump and he allegedly showed other signs of impairment. The sheriff's office also reported that Crump could not follow officers' directions as field sobriety tests were administered.
Crump was arrested and charged with Driving under the influence-first offense and Careless Driving. No injuries were reported and Crump reportedly refused medical treatment at the scene. The sheriff's office said Crump was cleared by Caverna Hospital and then transported and lodged in the Hart County Jail.
Responding to the scene was the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, Brownsville Police, Rocky Hill Fire Department, Edmonson County JAWS, Brownsville Fire Department, and Edmonson County Emergency Management.
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