Lexington Woman Struck by Car on Walking Trail
LEXINGTON, Ky. - A woman has been struck by a car and seriously injured on a walking and bike trail in Lexington.
Police said Penelope R. Bentley of Lexington was jogging on the Legacy Trail early Wednesday evening when a driver who had pulled his car onto the walking path struck her.
The 8-mile-long walking and biking trail connects downtown Lexington to the Kentucky Horse Park. Motor vehicles are not allowed on it.
The driver, 42-year-old Keith M. Todd of Lexington, was arrested and charged with DUI and assault. Todd is a former Lexington police officer.
Bentley underwent surgery and was reported in serious condition.