WEST PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A head-on crash in West Paducah on Monday, August 4 sent one person to the hospital.
At 1:02 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the 4600 block of Cold Springs Road in West Paducah for a two-vehicle crash.
Deputies say the investigation showed that 21-year-old Christopher Ringstaff was going southbound on Cold Springs Road in a 2000 KIA. Ringstaff said that he was trying to light a cigarette when his car drifted over the center line.
When his car crossed the center line, he hit the northbound vehicle head-on.
The northbound vehicle was driven by 58-year-old Dorothy Sowders of West Paducah.
Deputies say Sowders pulled as far right as she could, trying to avoid the crash.
Ringstaff was taken to a Paducah hospital by ambulance for treatment of what appeared to be minor injuries.
The Concord Fire Department was also on scene.