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20-year-old facing DUI, other charges after overnight two-vehicle crash

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Ricardo Ramos (Source: McCracken County Jail) Ricardo Ramos (Source: McCracken County Jail)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

Deputies say a Mayfield man faces charges after an overnight DUI crash in McCracken County.

Ricardo Ramos, 20, of Mayfield was charged with:

· Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol 1st offense

· Assault 1st degree

· Wanton endangerment 1st degree (3 counts)

· Criminal mischief 1st degree

· Failure to yield right of way

Shortly after 1 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries on US 45 at St. John Drive in Paducah.

Deputies say Ramos was driving a car eastbound off St. John Drive, when he pulled into the path of an SUV, driven by Sandra Macias, 25, of Mayfield, who was headed southbound on US 45.

Macias and Ramos were both taken by Mercy Regional EMS to Lourdes Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Three passengers in Macias’ vehicle were not injured.

Deputies say Ramos was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. Ramos was treated and released from the hospital and booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail.

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department was assisted on scene by the Lone Oak Fire Department and Mercy Regional EMS.

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