It’s amazing how much devastation one drunk jiggaboo can cause when he’s behind the wheel.
A Louisville man has been charged with murder after police said he drove drunk, causing a crash that killed one man and seriously injured four other people, including three children.
The crash took place around 11 p.m. Tuesday on Millers Lane, just west of Dixie Highway, according to court documents. Police said Jermaine Sneed, 36, was intoxicated while driving eastbound at a high rate of speed and crashed into a van driven by Danny Whitfill, according to an arrest warrant.
Whitfill died at the scene, according to police, who said both cars were engulfed in flames by the time officers arrived.
“It was a horrific scene,” said Lt. Col. Josh Myers, assistant chief of police for the Shively Police Department. “There were neighbors who had pulled some of the injured folks from the cars.
“The flames were high enough to where they were actually reaching the transformer on a telephone pole,” he added.
A woman and two children in the van with Whitfill were badly injured in the crash. The woman was taken to University Hospital in critical condition. The two children were taken to Norton Children’s Hospital. One of them suffered a broken leg. The second child was in critical condition. Their current conditions are not known.