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Mother accused of crashing with son in car; charged with DUI

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A car traveling down the wrong way of a downtown street hit a parked car, and now the 38-year-old mother police say was behind the wheel faces criminal charges.

Just before midnight Monday, Katherine Board's silver Mercury hit a parked car near 10th and W. Jefferson Streets, according to an arrest report. Board's 8-year-old son was in the front seat of the vehicle when it happened, according to police, who found the vehicle at 12th & Jefferson, resting on a curb.

Police say Board admitted to taking pills earlier in the day and describe her as being incoherent with dilated pupils. Blood tests are pending. 

The child was released to a family member. Board is charged with failure to maintain auto insurance, expired registration, driving under the influence and wanton endangerment.

 

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