The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a vehicle accident with injuries around 12:45am Friday morning (9/25/15) on Stewart Ridge Road west of Rising Sun.
Deputy Hayden Hummel responded and found a single vehicle had left the roadway, and appeared to have rolled at least once, and came to rest upright.
The driver, identified as 29 year old Trenton King of Stewart Ridge Road, and the passenger, identified as 26 year old Nathaniel Fancher both sustained minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.
After investigation, King was placed under arrest and charged with operating while intoxicated. King was also cited for unreasonable speed and open container.
Deputy Hummel was assisted at the scene by Rising Sun Police Department, Rising Sun Fire Department and Ohio County EMS.