Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 9:28am
A Tennesee man driving a stolen truck leads police on a high speed chase along the Pennyrile Parkway through Webster and Henderson Counties, before being forced to stop along the 41 strip. Officers say they had been told that the driver, 46-year-old Ralph Baier had previously tried to run down an officer, and had told police he would try to harm himself and any any police officer who approached him. Police say that after Baier refused to stop, he continued north at speeds of up to 90 miles per hour.
Submitted by WIKY News on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 9:27am
A southern Illinois man is in intensive care at St. Mary's, after a head-on crash on Highway-62, west of Mount Vernon and near the Wabash River Bridge. Posey County Sheriff Greg Oeth says 57-year-old Davy Miller of Carmi was eastbound when he crossed the center line and struck a car driven by 19-year-old Felicia Hampsten of Grayville. Miller's car then hit guardrail on both sides of the road twice. He's in critical condition. Hampsten and two passengers were treated and released.