Woman arrested after car crashes into apartment complex
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman after an incident involving a car crashing into an apartment complex.
Yesterday around 3:50 p.m., the WCSO responded to Rocky Court for an injury collision involving a vehicle and structure. Deputies discovered a vehicle, where the driver and passengers were outside the vehicle.
Authorities stated the driver entered her vehicle again and fled from deputies, hitting a property at the location and almost striking multiple people.
The suspect fled south on Louisville Road from two deputies before turning onto East Heights Avenue and returning to Rocky Court. The driver then “intentionally drove into her own apartment complex, with the vehicle coming to rest inside the living room,” according to the sheriff’s office.
The sheriff’s office further stated a firefighter was feet away checking the first impact when the collision occurred. The driver tried to flee on foot, but was apprehended with resistance, according to authorities.
The investigation revealed the initial incident was seen through video surveillance and witnesses, and authorities stated the driver had tried to “drive into four children outside the apartment complex” before hitting the structure. Authorities stated a juvenile was on the other side of the wall or door area that was hit and was slightly injured.
The sheriff’s office stated the suspect’s two children and mother were in the vehicle during the first incident.
The suspect, identified as 22-year-old Jamilya Wilson, was transported to the Medical Center ER for clearance and a DUI blood draw before she was transported to the Warren County Detention Center.
Wilson is facing charges of attempted murder, first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree criminal mischief, first-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), first-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle), first-degree wanton endangerment (police officer), possession of marijuana, operating a motor vehicle under a controlled substance (aggravating circumstances), first offense, resisting arrest, leaving the scene of an accident – failure to render aid or assistance, second-degree disorderly conduct, disregarding a stop sign, disregarding a traffic control device – traffic light, reckless driving, third-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree assault (child abuse).