Driver Faces Charges after Leaving Accident Scene in Lebanon
A 43-year-old man is facing multiple charges, including DUI, vehicular assault, and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries after he got out of his vehicle and ran away on foot following a crash in Wilson County Thursday evening.
According to a report by WKRN.com, the accident occurred just before 6:30 p.m. on Interstate 40 near Sparta Pike in Lebanon. Officers who responded to the crash found that one of the drivers had left his vehicle and fled the scene.
Officers later located the man near a Subway restaurant on Sparta Pike. When he was apprehended, police noticed that he smelled of marijuana and had thrown items onto the ground as he ran away from the accident scene.