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Man Facing DUI Charges Following Accident On US 23

Posted: 5:16 AM, Aug 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-31 07:56:10-04

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man has been arrested following a crash in Letcher County that left several people injured.

It happened just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday on US 23 in Jenkins, near the Kentucky and Virginia border.

Kentucky State Police say John Gibson was heading south on US 23, when he noticed a traffic safety checkpoint.

He then turned around and began heading the wrong way when he collided with Tony Kiser.

Police say Gibson and his two passengers were taken to a local hospital.

Gibson faces several charges, including DUI.