Two people were taken to the hospital after a high-speed pursuit began on Western Kentucky Parkway near Central City Friday afternoon.
Kentucky State Police observed a blue 2007 Toyota traveling east at a high rate of speed just before 2 p.m.
The trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, however, the driver, 20 year-old Michael Blalock of Falls of Rough, refused to stop. Blalock continued east on the parkway where he exited at Central City. The driver continued to flee traveling into McLean County where he lost control of the vehicle, traveled off the roadway and overturned.
Blalock was life-flighted to Ascension Saint Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN with non-life threatening injuries. A passenger, Brenden Delawrence of Vine Grove, was transported to Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville with non-life threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police and charges are pending at this time. Kentucky State Police was assisted at the scene by the McLean County EMS and Phi Life Flight.