A Corbin Man Is Facing Multiple Charges Following An ATV Crash

A Corbin man is facing multiple charges after sheriff’s deputies say he left an injured woman lying over an embankment after wrecking an ATV. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 28-year-old Johnny Walters on charges of public intoxication – controlled substance, leaving the scene of an accident involving serious physical injury and failure to render aid, while the woman was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer said that deputies were called to the scene of the wreck on Pine Grove Road. When deputies arrived they found Walters walking on the road saying he knew nothing about a crash. Deputies could not find the ATV, but through the course of their investigation determined that Walters had been operating the ATV when it crashed. Acciardo said deputies don’t know who removed the ATV from the scene or where it was taken. They are asking for the public’s help in locating it. Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s department at 864-6600. Callers may remain anonymous.