Driver charged with DUI after crash

A man is in jail after crashing his car in Laurel County.

The sheriff's office there says John Gilbert, 26, was high on Valium and Morphine when he crashed Saturday afternoon on East Laurel Road.

Investigators say Gilbert ran off the road, hit a fence before rolling his car several times and finally hitting a tree. He was ejected through the driver-side window and later treated and released from the hospital.

Gilbert is charged with DUI.


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