An Elizabethtown woman was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly attacking Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputies who were investigating a hit-and-run.

Judy Jackson, Sheriff’s Department spokesperson, says that at about 10 p.m., a number of deputies were investigating a hit and run accident at

Barbara Kennedy; Photo courtesy of the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Dept.

Barbara Kennedy; Photo courtesy of the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Dept.

South Aspen Road and Brush Creek. According to the report, the woman, Barbara Kennedy, 47, became upset when she was unable to drive down the road due to the investigation. Deputies say that Kennedy began attacking them.

Authorities say that Kennedy is facing preliminary charges of Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest and Battery on a Police Officer. Jackson says that the woman has since been released on $12,000 bond.