The Kentucky State Police and the Letcher Co Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash Thursday afternoon on US 23 southbound near the Kentucky-Virginia border in Letcher Co.
The crash involved an orange car and a blue truck.
Police said the driver of the orange car seen a Police checkpoint set up on US 23 and tried to turn around, but a concrete barrier prevented the driver from getting into the northbound lanes and that vehicle collided with the truck.
KSP said the driver of the orange car was “very intoxicated.”
The driver of the car, as well as two passengers and the driver of the truck received medical attention at the scene for unknown injuries.
The driver of the car was arrested and was charged with driving under the influence and three counts of first-degree assault.
Police have not released his name at this time.