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Man arrested for fleeing the scene of an accident

Barbourville, KY - One man was arrested Friday evening for fleeing the scene of an accident.

Police say Steven Johnson drove into a house and fled the scene around 6 pm on Catron Avenue in Barbourville.

They say he drove into a room while an 11 year old girl and a seven year old were inside.

The 11 year old was sent to Knox County Hospital with injuries.

A little after seven, Johnson went to the hospital where he was arrested and sent to the Knox County Detention Center.

It is still under investigation.
THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.


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