Police investigating after car crashes through Ballard HS softball facility

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Published: Dec. 27, 2021 at 11:06 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police is investigating after reports of a car crashing through Ballard High School’s softball facility on Sunday night.

The incident happened around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, according to calls made by individuals at the school.

Ballard High School’s softball coach Alan Jones said he arrived at the school after the incident had occurred, but shared cellphone video of a car speeding and hitting a ramp before slamming into the facility.

The coach said there were four to five teenagers within the car as it crashed into the building. He said everyone except for the driver had left the scene.

Building damages are estimated to be around $30,000, according to the coach.

Jefferson County Public Schools spokesman Mark Hebert confirmed the crash and said LMPD was called to investigate.

There is no word on any charges being faced for the driver of the vehicle.

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