Woman Arrested After Crashing Into Statue

A Woman in Paducah was taken into police custody after crashing into statue. The crash happened on Wednesday night. The woman was identified as 19 year-old Chelsea Ball At approximately 9:56 p.m., Paducah Police officers responded to a report of a crash in the area of Fountain Ave. Police say, she  was driving on Fountain Ave. when her vehicle left the road, traveled across the grass of the park, hit a trash can and the base of the statue. Witnesses told police, that Ball’s was traveling at a high-rate of speed and ran a stop sign right before the crash. Police say Ball allegedly admitted to drinking alcohol. She was charged with DUI and criminal mischief. She was taken into custody early Thursday morning after receiving treatment at a local hospital.

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