Demolition-derby driver found not guilty of DUI
The demolition-derby driver arrested last July on DUI charges was found not guilty by a Jessamine County jury Jan. 13.
David L. Warner Jr. had been charged with DUI following a July 13 demolition-derby small-car-divison event during the 2011 Jessamine County Fair.
Broke-down truck causes U.S. 27 wreck
A broken-down Penske truck in the right northbound lane of U.S. 27 near Ashgrove Pike caused an accident involving three vehicles Tuesday around 12:40 p.m.
According to Nicholasville police, a pickup truck had pulled in behind the Penske truck to render assistance when a van traveling in the right lane did not realize the trucks were stopped. The van rear-ended the pickup truck. The driver of the van was transported to a Lexington hospital with minor injuries, officer Kevin Grimes said.