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Mother Charged In DUI Accident That Sent Child To Hospital

A mother is in jail charged with drinking and driving, causing a crash that sent her young son to the hospital.

Police say the car swerved off Pebble Creek, near Belleau Wood and Wilson Downing, in Lexington early Monday morning.

The car then hit a light pole and overturned.

A five-year-old boy inside the car went to the hospital.

His mother, Heather Charles, 27, is charged with DUI and wanton endangerment.

Police say the child will be fine.

He was released into his father's custody.


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