UPDATE: Arrest made after suspect runs from crash scene on Mt. Olivet Road

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- UPDATE: 6/25/2019

The Warren County Sheriff's Office arrested Edgardo Chicas Lopez after a search of the area around Mt. Olivet Road.

Deputies were given descriptions of two subjects that were seen leaving the scene of the accident, which left a 2015 Chrysler in flames that had struck a utility pole and knocked out power to hundreds of people.

A passenger, Damaris Villalobos, was not charged.


The Warren County Sheriff's Office is working the scene of a crash on Mt. Olivet Road.

Sheriff Brett Hightower told 13 News that a car crashed into a utility pole and many people in the area are now without power.

Warren RECC is reporting on their online outage map that more than 400 customers in the area are without power. The outage on that map is timestamped at 8:52 p.m.

Sheriff Hightower said deputies are still searching for the suspect, who ran from the scene after the crash.

We will bring you more details as information becomes available.

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