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Woman Injured in Graves County Crash
Friday, February 05, 2016 2:51 PM
A two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon in Graves County left one person injured. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened around 4:15pm on US 45 North at East Hunt Road. Deputies said a vehicle driven by 62-year-old Marilyn Stewart of Wingo was traveling north on US 45 North when she failed to see a vehicle driven by 17-year-old Loran Prather of Hickory ...
I-24 Ohio River Bridge Restrictions Resume Monday
Thursday, February 04, 2016 6:16 PM
Beginning on Monday, those familiar orange barriers will return to I-24's Ohio River bridge for the rest of the winter. A contractor for the Illinois Department of Transportation plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the bridge between Metropolis and Paducah starting Monday, and will continue on various sections of the bridge through late May. The initial work zone lane restriction ...
Graves Crash Kills Paducah Man, Metropolis Woman
Thursday, February 04, 2016 12:54 PM
A one-vehicle crash early Thursday morning left two people dead. According to the Graves County Sheriff's office, the wreck happened around 3:30 am on KY Highway 97, just south of Tri City. Deputies said a vehicle driven by 19-year-old Katelyn Suggs of Metropolis, left the road and struck a concrete bridge. Suggs and her passenger, 26-year-old Andrew McManus of Paducah, were both ...
Benton Woman Cited for DUI After Crash
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 7:27 PM
A woman faces charges after a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in Marshall County. The Sheriff's Department was called to the scene on U.S. Highway 68 where they spoke to the driver of the vehicle, 53-year-old Carla D. Davis of Benton. The deputy said she smelled of alcohol, and that she admitted she had been drinking. Davis was taken to Lourdes Hospital for treatment of her ...
State Police Plan Extra Patrols Super Bowl Weekend
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 5:40 PM
State Police in Illinois and Kentucky have announced their plans for traffic patrols over the Super Bowl weekend. Illinois State Police say Troopers will be strictly enforcing violations that typically contribute to traffic fatalities: speeding, DUI, distracted driving and seat belt violations. Last year they ticketed 1,850 drivers over the Super Bowl weekend, with 105 DUIs. "DUI's are ...
Wet Roads to Blame for Calloway Crash
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 2:47 PM
Three people were taken to the hospital Tuesday after a vehicle hydroplaned on a wet roadway in Calloway County. On Tuesday Calloway County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a crash with injuries at 2145 Kirksey Road. Deputies said the driver, Scott DeShields was traveling North on Kirksey Road when his vehicle hydroplaned. DeShields lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree in a ...
Wickliffe Woman Hurt in McCracken Wreck
Tuesday, February 02, 2016 8:11 PM
A Wickliffe woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck on Tuesday afternoon. According to the McCracken County Sheriff's office, at around 4:30 pm Tuesday 27-year-old Desiree Boggs and her daughter 7-year-old Heavenly Triplett, both of Paducah, stopped at a stop sign on North Friendship Road, then turned left into the path of 45-year-old Tara Henderson of Wickliffe on Olivet ...
Semi Crash Closes Fulton County Road
Monday, February 01, 2016 3:36 PM
A semi crash is blocking KY 166/Middle Road near the KY 2140 intersection. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reports that a grain truck overturned striking another vehicle. Initial reports indicate no serious injuries. However, there is a substantial amount of grain spilled on the roadway that will require clean up. This is just east of the "Y" Inersection with KY 125. Both ...
Husband Road Crash Injures Two
Sunday, January 31, 2016 3:49 PM
Two people were hurt Saturday in a crash on Husband Road. McCracken County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a crash with injuries in the 1200 block of Husband Road. Police said 37-year-old Valerie Hooper of Paducah was traveling north on Husband Road when she lost consciousness and veered off the roadway, struck a telephone pole, continued down a dirt embankment and came to rest in ...
West Paducah Accident Injures Illinois Man
Sunday, January 31, 2016 4:37 AM
An Illinois man was injured in a single-vehicle accident Saturday morning. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene on Wilmington Road at 7:25 am. They determined that 27-year-old Ricardo Lamont Powell, Jr., of Danville, IL overcorrected after his SUV dropped off the side of the road. The vehicle crossed the road and hit a tree. Powell was taken to an area hospital ...
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