Citation: Driver said he drank 4-5 beers before crash involving UK players

kward1@herald-leader.comNovember 12, 2011 

Scott Roseberry was charged with DUI and having no insurance after a crash with a vehicle carrying University of Kentucky basketball players Stacey Poole and Terrence Jones early Friday, Nov. 11. Roseberry was released at 7:50 a.m. from the Fayette County jail after posting a third-party bond.

The driver of a vehicle that hit a sport utility vehicle carrying two University of Kentucky men's basketball players early Friday told police he had drunk four or five beers before the wreck, according to a police uniform citation in the case.

The document says Scott M. Roseberry, 22, of Versailles, was "unsteady on his feet and had the smell of alcoholic beverage" on him after the wreck, which involved UK guard Stacey Poole and forward Terrence Jones.

Roseberry, charged with driving under the influence and failure of a non-owner operator to maintain insurance, is scheduled to be arraigned in Fayette District Court at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Roseberry was driving a car when he swerved into the lane of a sport-utility vehicle carrying Jones and Poole on East High Street, the Associated Press reported; the accident happened at 2:30 a.m. Friday, according to the uniform citation. The car hit the SUV's passenger side door and pushed the SUV into a parked Camry.

Jones said the car in which he was riding was driven by Larry Warren, who attended the same high school as Jones in Portland, Ore.

Poole was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and released. Jones left the scene and was later questioned by police and treated at a hospital for minor injuries.

The players were not charged with wrongdoing, but Coach John Calipari instituted a curfew on the team for the rest of the season.

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