Man airlifted to hospital after Harlan County fight

HARLAN, Ky. (WYMT)- An overnight fight in Harlan County lands one man in the hospital and another behind bars.

Police wrote in an arrest citation Jason Caldwell admitted getting into a fight with Santos Contreras.

Witnesses told police Caldwell Slammed the man’s head against a pole and when he fell Caldwell slammed Contreras head into concrete steps.

Officials airlifted Contreras to Holston Valley Medical Center due to possible broken facial bones.
Caldwell faces an assault charge.

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