CALLOWAY COUNTY, KENTUCKY (NewsFirst) — On March 8, 2024, at approximately 4:00pm deputies were dispatched to a vehicle that had reportedly ran off the road in the 9800 block of Hwy 94E.

Upon their arrival they found the vehicle resting on a tree with the driver slumped over the steering wheel. The vehicle was running, in drive with his foot on the accelerator. While attempting to get the driver out he became conscious and attempted to leave the scene by backing up. He got the vehicle off of the tree which out the deputies in great danger. He left the scene at a high rate of speed in the vehicle while officers pursued. He traveled over fields and creeks until he got to his residence, in the area, where he was arrested.

He was brought to Murray Calloway County Hospital where he refused treatment stating he wasn’t injured. He was then lodged at the Calloway County Detention Center.

Charles M. McPhail, 48

Murray, Ky

-Fleeing and Evading Police 1st Degree (Class D felony)

-Resisting Arrest

-Oper a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Degree Aggrevated Circumstances

-Leaving the Scene of an Accident

-Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (Class D felony)