London Police arrest man for hit and run accident

LONDON KY—On Tuesday, June 28th London Police received a call from Dispatch to respond to a motor vehicle collision on KY 229. Through investigation, Lloyd W. Smith, 30, of Waterworks road was arrested.InmateImg062016ZZZ88640_06282016181434

When officers arrived on the scene, two young females age two and four were located in a vehicle with no driver. Police were notified that once the collision took place, Smith left the scene, leaving the two children behind. A bystander took care of the children until the grandmother arrived on the scene. Smith’s license was suspended.

No injuries were reported.

Within 15 minutes Smith was located and arrested at S&R Apartments. He was charged with second-degree wanton endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident – failure to render aid or assistance, and operating a vehicle with no operator’s license. He was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.