CADIZ, KY (WPSD) — A Cadiz man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly fled from Kentucky State Police and then crashed.
Around 11:00 p.m., a trooper driving on Main Street in Cadiz, tried to stop a Ford SUV for speeding and having no registration.
The driver did not stop and instead accelerated to speeds of over 100 miles per hour on Highway 68/80 and then on Kings Chapel Road.
While on Kings Chapel Road, the driver lost control of the SUV, causing it to roll over numerous times.
The driver, 22-year-old Preston Hightower of Cadiz, was treated at the scene for minor injuries. His passenger, 22-year-old Leslie Sisco of Hopkinsville, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Hightower was arrested and charged with speeding, no registration plates, first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, first degree wanton endangerment, aggravated driving under the influence, operating on a suspended license, no insurance, and possession of marijuana. He was taken to the Christian County Jail.