Teen Girl Injured in UTV Rollover Crash
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - A Paducah teenager was seriously injured when the UTV in which she was riding rolled over on top of her Wednesday evening.

The Paducah Police Department said the accident happened in a field near North 9th and Boyd Streets. They said 15-year-old Triston Johnson of North 8th Street was one of five teens riding on a Can Am UTV being driven by 17-year-old Antonio J. Hennrikus of  Park Avenue. The vehicle overturned and Johnson was pinned beneath it. Witnesses reportedly uprighted the UTV before police arrived.

Johnson was taken to Baptist Health Paducah for treatment of injuries she received, and was later flown by helicopter to a Nashville hospital.

None of the others in the UTV reported any injuries.

Published 08:37 PM, Thursday Aug. 08, 2019
Updated 12:23 AM, Saturday Aug. 10, 2019