Man charged with DUI following officer involved crash

Man charged with DUI following officer involved crash
Glenn Hughes (Source: LMDC)
Glenn Hughes (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man is facing several charges in connection to a wreck that sent two Louisville Metro Police Department officers to the hospital.

The crash happened at Algonquin Parkway and Cypress Street around 6:55 p.m. Tuesday.

According to an arrest report, Glenn Hughes, 61, failed to yield to oncoming traffic when he made a left turn and crossed in front of the police cruiser.

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Both of the officers in the patrol car and Hughes were taken to area hospitals to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police said Hughes had a strong odor of alcohol coming from his breath and was unable to pass field sobriety tests.

He was booked into Louisville Metro Department of Corrections and charged with assault, wanton endangerment, reckless driving, DUI and criminal mischief.

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