Posted: Feb 17, 2013 4:59 PM
Updated: Feb 17, 2013 11:53 PM
An 18-year-old driver is behind bars in Adair County for allegedly ditching his car after crashing into a tree Saturday night.
Police say Michael Scott was driving under the influence when his truck slammed into a tree on Buell Collins Road.
When officers got to the scene the truck was deserted.
Police later discovered that Scott and a passenger were picked up and taken to Scott's home and the passenger was taken to WestLake Hospital. The passenger was flown to University of Louisville Hospital and he's expected to be okay.