Crash Leaves Paducah Woman Hurt, Charged with DUI
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - A single vehicle crash in McCracken County Thursday night led to a DUI charge for a Paducah woman.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Office, deputies were dispatched to a wreck at the intersection of US 60 and Camelback Road, near the old Ledbetter Bridge. Deputies say 53-year-old Sharla Jo Smith, of Paducah, drove her SUV past the road closed sign, and through the guardrail at the dead end.

Smith was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries. According to deputies, Smith was under the influence, and was cited and released to receive necessary medical treatment.

She was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 3rd offense, aggravated, and failure to maintain insurance.

Published 04:03 AM, Friday Oct. 12, 2018
Updated 06:39 AM, Friday Oct. 12, 2018

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