Paducah man cited for DUI after head-on crash | Crime
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A Paducah man is facing DUI charges after a head-on crash on Old Mayfield Road and Rosewood Drive.
Around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10, deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Old Mayfield Road and Rosewood Drive. They say it was reported that the two vehicles hit head-on and were blocking the road.
Deputies say the investigation showed that a 1996 GMC Pickup, driven by 36-year-old Dewayne L. Fike from Paducah, was south bound on Old Mayfield Road when he tried to reach for an item on the passenger side. They say Fike then swerved into the north bound lane and hit a 2001 Chevrolet pickup head-on. The truck was driven by 24-year-old Andrew D. Hobbs from Paducah
According to the sheriff's department, Fike was incapacitated due to his injuries and was taken to an area hospital with multiple, serious injuries.
Hobbs was taken by a family member to an area hospital for what appeared to be only minor injuries.
Due to the investigation of the collision, deputies say Fike was cited to court, due to his injuries, for the listed offenses:
- Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs 1st Offense
- Operating on a Suspended or Revoked Operator License
- No Registration Plate
- No Registration Receipt
They say additional criminal charges are pending as the investigation continues.
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