Deputy Reportedly Crashes Crusier While Avoiding Driver

Deputy crash

A sheriff’s deputy reportedly crashes his cruiser while avoiding a collision with another driver.

Muhlenberg Sheriff’s Office says Deputy Jakop Smith was responding to assist Central City Police Department. Deputy Smith was traveling northbound on North Main Street in a cruiser.

As Deputy Smith approached the crest of a hill, a vehicle reportedly drove onto Main Street from a driveway.

The sheriff’s office says Deputy Smith swerved to avoid a collision with the vehicle and struck a tree.

Smith was treated and released from Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital.

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