Accident sends one to hospital, charges of intoxication


The Logan County Sheriff’s Department investigated a single vehicle injury accident on Nashville Road at approximately 6:48 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016. A witness stated he was behind a black 2016 KIA SUV, driven by Morgan R. Holman of Cookville, Tenn., when it dropped off the right shoulder of the road and abruptly shot left across both lanes. The witness stated the vehicle then dropped off the left shoulder of the road, traveling down a six foot embankment and rolling out into a field.

Deputies detected a strong odor of marijuana and an intoxicating beverage emitting from the vehicle and Holman.

Holman was transported to Logan Memorial Hospital and later to Skyline in Nashville, Tenn. for back and head injuries. Holman was not wearing a seat belt.

Holman was cited for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs .08 1st offense.

Deputy Laura Hadden of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department is the investigating officer. She was assisted on scene by Officer Seth Whittaker of the Russellville Police Department.

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