Two people were seriously injured and a Clinton County man arrested on Saturday evening, after a multiple vehicle accident that occurred on Bypass 90 at the Wal-Mart intersection.

    The accident occurred after police said that Chancelor Britt, 25, 
allegedly stole a 1995 Jeep Cherokee and drove from Clinton County to 
Wayne County at a high rate of speed.
    The local 911 dispatch center was notified just after 7 p.m. 
Saturday that the vehicle had been reported stolen and was likely 
traveling east on KY 90.
    Deputy Ethan Jones stated in a citation that he was traveling west 
on  KY 90 when he observed the vehicle that matched the description 
of the one being sought by Clinton County authorities.
    In the citation, he stated that the vehicle was traveling 88 miles 
per hour just west of the intersection at Belden.
    Jones stated in the citation that he activated his lights and sirens 
and turned to pursue the vehicle.
    According to the citation, Britt's vehicle allegedly passed vehicles 
in the non-passing zone near the Wayne County Detention Center.
    The citation states that he also failed to stop at the red light in 
front of Wal-Mart and collided with three vehicles.
    According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Matt Parmley, who is 
heading up the investigation into the collision, Britt had previously 
ran the red light at the Belden intersection, prior to disregarding 
the light at the Wal-Mart intersection. He estimated that Britt was 
traveling between 80 and 100 miles per hour at the time of the crash.
    Parmley said Britt's vehicle initially struck a silver Mustang, 
which was traveling through the intersection and onto Barnes Drive.
    The vehicle was driven by MaKayla Boyatt and was also occupied by 
two juveniles.
    Britt's vehicle then continued through the intersection and struck a 
2008 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Jason Cook. Cook was traveling east 
on KY 90 and had just entered the intersection when his vehicle was 
    The Cook vehicle then traveled across the median and struck a 2007 
Chrysler 300, operated by Alexis Phillips.
    Cook and a passenger in his vehicle, Corey Adkins, 17, were both 
seriously injured in the crash. They were both transported to the 
University of Kentucky Medical Center.
    Phillips was treated for her injuries and released.
    Jones stated that Britt fled from the vehicle on foot. Deputy Derek 
Dennis and Deputy Jerry Coffey apprehended Britt, according to the 
citation. He allegedly told the deputies that he had been drinking 
alcohol and had taken methamphetamine two days prior to the accident.
    Britt, 25, was taken to the Wayne County Hospital for treatment of 
his injuries. He was arrested for unauthorized use of a motor 
vehicle, wanton endangerment first degree, wanton endangerment first 
degree-police officer, speeding, reckless driving, disregarding 
traffic control device, fleeing or evading police first degree (motor 
vehicle), fleeing or evading police first degree (on foot), assault 
first degree, resisting arrest, operating a motor vehicle under the 
influence of alcohol/drugs and no operators license. Britt was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.

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