CRESTWOOD – A person is accused of driving drunk and inflicting a crash that critically injured a Crestwood police officer final week.
Gregory Hilson, 65, is charged with one rely of aggravated driving below the affect, the Prepare dinner County sheriff’s workplace stated in an announcement.
On Nov. 20, Hilson allegedly struck a Crestwood police automobile on the scene of a crash at Midlothian Turnpike and South Pulaski Highway, the sheriff’s workplace stated. The influence prompted the police automobile to strike an officer on the scene.
The officer was taken to a hospital in important situation, police stated. Investigators decided Hilson was allegedly below the affect on the time of the crash.
He appeared in courtroom on Nov. 23 and was ordered held on $50,000 bail.