Commercial Vehicle Crash - UPS (United Parcel Services Inc.) jailed in Laurel County, KY




(London, KY) - On Thursday May 7th 2015 around 2:00 PM officer Brandon Durham with KSP-Vehicle Enforcement responded to an injury accident located on I-75 Southbound near the 34 mile marker in Laurel County Kentucky.

Upon arrival and though investigation officers found the 45 year old James A. Buhl of Knoxville Tennessee was operating a 2000 Mack Tractor Trailer belonging to UPS (United Parcel Services Inc.) when he lost control leaving the roadway striking a small embankment.

Buhl was arrested and transported from the scene to St. Joseph Hospital by ambulance for minor injuries. Drugs are not a suspected factor, however alcohol is believed to be a direct factor in the crash.

Assisted on scene: Vehicle Enforcement Officers Sgt. Mike Taylor and Officer Randy Rader, Laurel Co. Fire Department, and Ambulance Inc. Officer Brandon Durham continues the investigation.

Photo courtesy of the Laurel County Detention Center.


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