Dui arrest at traffic crash on Ky 1223:

Laurel County Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy Rick Cloyd arrested James E. Myers age 49 of Corbin on Friday night November 2, 2018 at approximately 9:10 PM. The arrest occurred off Ky 1223 approximately 10 miles South of London after Deputy Cloyd was dispatched to a traffic crash there. Upon arrival at the scene Deputy Cloyd learned that a dark colored Chrysler 300 had apparently drove off the roadway, hitting a house, a chain link dog lot and came to rest when it struck a wooden privacy fence. An investigation on the driver determined that he was under the influence. James Myers was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – first offense and was lodged in the Laurel County detention center. Photo of accused attached is courtesy of the Laurel County detention center. Also a photo of the crash site was provided by Deputy Cloyd.