Bell Co. DUI accident ends with 3 in hospital

A serious accident in Bell County near Dunlap Church sent three people to the hospital.

Lt. Tom Busic of the Middlesboro Police Department said a car was traveling west at a high rate of speed on Kentucky 441 when the driver, Eddie Lee, lost control and hit a man driving a tractor on other side of road.

Busic said they believe Lee was under the influence. He was arrested and charged with D.U.I and four counts of wanton endangerment. The three people in the car with lee and all were taken to the hospital. The man on the tractor was not seriously hurt.

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