Daviess Co. man in critical condition after single-vehicle wreck

A 31 year old Utica man is in critical condition after his vehicle crashed into a bridge in Daviess County Wednesday night.

Aguilar Santos was driving southbound on Highway 431 around 10:30 when the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reports his vehicle ran off the road, hit a mailbox on Frederica Street and then continued down a ditch until it struck a bridge. Authorities indicate Santos was trapped in his vehicle and had to be extricated by mechanical means by the Daviess County and Sorgho Fire Departments.

Santos was transported by ambulance to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
According to the sheriff’s department, alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor that caused the crash.

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