On July 29, 2017 at approximately 10:30 a.m. the Ohio County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the area of State Road 56 West and Bascom Corner Road to investigate a two vehicle accident with injury.
Deputies say Richard King, 21 of Madison, told officers that he was attempting to make a turn in his Chevrolet passenger car and did not see a Jeep approaching from the opposite direction and continued to turn in front of it.
Trentin Edwards, 19 of Milroy, Indiana, was the front seat passenger in King’s vehicle and was flown by Air Methods to the University of Cincinnati Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the accident.
King was issued citations for Driving While Suspended and Failure to Provide Proof of Insurance.
The Ohio County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Rising Sun Fire Department, Ohio County EMS, and Air Methods KY 11.