Collision Leads to DUI, Assault Charges in Paducah
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MCCRACKEN COUNTY - A Paducah woman was arrested on DUI and assault charges following a two-vehicle collision.

On Monday, deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff's Office received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Benton Road.

Upon arrival, deputies identified one of the drivers as Kelly Gilbert of Paducah. After speaking with witnesses who reportedly saw her driving prior to the incident, deputies determined that Gilbert may have been under the influence of an intoxicating substance.

Gilbert was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries.

She is being charged with DUI first offense (aggravated) and second degree assault.

The driver of the second vehicle was taken to another hospital by helicopter due to the seriousness of his injuries.

Published 06:55 PM, Monday Sep. 14, 2020
Updated 10:15 AM, Tuesday Sep. 15, 2020



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