MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - The McCracken County Sheriff's Department is reporting it responded to a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Tuesday, Feb. 9.
Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to 4445 Clinton Road after receiving reports Tuesday morning of a vehicle that had ran off the roadway and hit a tree stump.
The investigation concluded Ken Mendiola, 19, of Paducah, was driving a blue 2003 Dodge Caravan North on Clinton Road when he lost control while negotiating a curve.
The van began skidding, left the roadway and ran into a tree stump.
Mendiola had two passengers with him, his wife, Lily Ann Mendiola, 20, and their son, John Mendiola, six-months-old, both of Paducah.
No EMS personnel were initially requested or dispatched, but, Lily Mendiola's took their son to Lourdes ER by personal vehicle prior to a deputy's arrival to check for possible injuries.