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Mother Arrested After SUV Hits Steamroller

A mother faces charges after her SUV hit a steamroller early Friday morning in Lexington.

Police say the mother ran through a construction barrier set up at Russell Cave Road and Dreamland Drive.

She then plowed right into a steamroller.

Emergency crews took her and her baby to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police ended up charging the mother, Holly Cardenas, 23, with DUI and wanton endangerment.

Police say her baby was in a car seat, but not strapped in.

Cardenas is listed in fair condition at UK Hospital. Her child's condition hasn't been released, but police say the baby is expected to be fine.


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