New Albany Man Arrested After Causing Wreck on I-64 Accident

New Albany Man Arrested After Causing Wreck on I-64 Accident


Today shortly after noon, Indiana State Trooper Patrick Stinson from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg was patrolling Interstate #64 in Floyd County when he witnessed a crash near the 119 Mile Marker West Bound.

57e58e56c422b-imageAs trooper Stinson pulled up to the crash scene, one of the vehicles involved, a red Ford F-150, driven by Travis D. Richmond, 37, from New Albany, fled the scene travelling east in the west bound lanes of Interstate #64.

Trooper Stinson pursued the red Ford as it traveled the wrong way on Interstate #64 to the U.S. Highway #150 Exit. The red Ford exited Interstate #64 on to US Highway #150 going west in the east bound lanes.

The Ford crashed into two other vehicles near Old Vincennes Road and continued on for approximately another half of a mile before stopping in the middle of the road. At this time, trooper Stinson was able to put Richmond into custody.

Richmond was arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated, Fleeing Law Enforcement, Leaving the Scene of a Crash and Criminal Recklessness. He was incarcerated at the Floyd County Jail.

Richmond crashed into three separate cars and there were no injuries.