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Police: Drunk driver who hit TARC bus was getting ready for NBA finals

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Ricky Minor (Source: LMDC) Ricky Minor (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Louisville man is facing DUI charges after his car was involved in an accident with a TARC bus.

Louisville Metro Police say the accident happened at 5:30 p.m. June 8 at the intersection of Wilson Avenue and Beech Street. The arrest report says Ricky Minor, 49, smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes. Minor told police had four beers in anticipation of the NBA Finals game that night between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs.

Minor was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence. Police said Minor failed all field sobriety tests they administered.

The TARC bus was disabled by the accident with Minor's Chevy Silverado. Six people on the bus were taken by Louisville Metro EMS to hospitals to be checked out.

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