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Report: Man charged in stadium crash that hurt pedestrian

Posted at 8:15 AM, Jul 07, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) — LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A man is facing several charges after police say he was the driver of a car that struck UofL’s soccer stadium and injured a pedestrian.

WAVE reports that according to an arrest slip, Joseph Goldsmith was driving recklessly and hit several parked cars in a parking lot near 4th Street and Cardinal Boulevard.

Police say they followed Goldsmith’s car, as he jumped a curb near pedestrians, and sped down Floyd Street, where he forced two cars off the road. As he drove down Floyd Street, officers used lights and sirens, but Goldsmith did not stop, and continued speeding down the road.

Police say they followed Goldsmith’s car, as he jumped a curb near pedestrians, and sped down Floyd Street, where he forced two cars off the road. As he drove down Floyd Street, officers used lights and sirens, but Goldsmith did not stop, and continued speeding down the road.

Goldsmith is charged with multiple counts of wanton endangerment, fleeing or evading police, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, criminal mischief and failure to maintain Insurance.