(Leitchfield, KY) – An arrest has been made in the hit and run accident that occurred Sunday on Marion Street in Leitchfield.
Arrested was Robert Nugent (33) of Leitchfield.
Nugent was charged with Assault - 1st Degree, Leaving the Scene of Accident – Failure to Render Aid, Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance – Second Offense, No Operator’s License, and No Registration.
Portman was hit by a truck on Sunday and found lying on the ground on Marion Street, with serious injuries by responding officers.
He was transported to a Louisville hospital, and as of Wednesday he is listed in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be pending.