A woman was charged in Summer Shade on Saturday after her vehicle struck a mailbox and traveled across two yards after exiting the highway in the 2200 block of Ky. 90.
According to a Metcalfe County Sheriff's Office news release, Teriann R. Christensen, 34, of Beaumont was cited for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs(aggravated circumstances).
MCSO Deputy Trevor Morrison responded to the scene at about 3 p.m. According to a news release, Christensen was driving a 2003 Chevy Silverado westbound on Ky. 90 when the vehicle left the roadway, struck a mailbox and traveled across two private yards.
According to the news release, Christensen wasn't wearing a seatbelt and evidence at the scene indicated she was under the influence of alcohol. She was transported to T.J. Samson Community Hospital where she was treated for her injuries.