Paducah woman charged with DUI after getting into crash

A Paducah woman was injured and charged with a DUI in a crash Tuesday night.

Just before 10:00 p.m., McCracken County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a crash at 8635 Old Mayfield Road.

Deputies say 39-year-old Melissa Miniard of Paducah was driving north when she failed to go around a curve.

Her truck hit a culvert, utility pole, and a tree before stopping.

Deputies say Miniard was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

She was taken to a local hospital with non-incapacitating injuries.

Miniard was charged with:
– Operating a motor vehicle under the influence 1st offense (aggravated circumstances)
– No registration plate
– No registration receipt
– License to be in possession
– Failure of owner to maintain required insurance

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