LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)— A Louisville man was taken to the hospital and arrested after he allegedly stole and wrecked a Chevy Trailblazer.
Police were dispatched at 9 p.m. to an injury accident at the intersection of Bardstown Road and Lowell Ave.
When police arrived on the scene they found Larry Ray Martin, 43, in a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer that was reported stolen in Bullitt County. Police said the vehicle was stolen in a robbery at Pleasant Grove Elementary.
Police said Martin gave a taped audio confession to the crime at University Hospital.
Police said Martin caused severe damage to the vehicle and another vehicle involved in the accident, with estimated damages over $1,000.
Martin was operating the vehicle on a suspended license and with no insurance, according to the arrest report.
Bullitt Co. police said they will be taking out a warrant for the robbery first charge and Martin was also arrested on an existing warrant for no insurance out of Spencer Co.
Martin is charged with receiving stolen property, criminal mischief first degree, operating on a suspended license and no insurance. He is set to be arraigned on Saturday, Jan. 11.