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A Mammoth Cave man faces alcohol-related charges after a rollover crash that took place today on Mammoth Cave Road (HWY 70).
According to information released by the Kentucky State Police, KSP Post 3 received a request from the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office to investigate a single vehicle injury collision around 12:30PM today.
Troopers responded to the scene of the collision located at 408 Mammoth Cave Road in Edmonson County where the driver, Billy J. Meredith, (37) of Mammoth Cave, was headed west in a 1997 Chevy pickup on Mammoth Cave Road when the operator lost control of the vehicle, KSP said.
According to KSP, the truck exited the roadway which caused the operator to over-correct and enter back onto the road. The vehicle overturned and came to rest on its side. The driver was extricated from the vehicle by Edmonson County JAWS. Billy J. Meredith was transported by Edmonson County EMS to the Medical Center at Bowling Green where he was treated for minor injuries. Once medically cleared, Meredith was arrested and lodged in the Warren County Jail and faces the following charges:
The investigation continues and is being led by Trooper Katan Parker. He was assisted on the scene by Brownsville Fire Department, Edmonson County EMS, Edmonson County JAWS and KSP personnel.