Man charged with DUI after crashing into pole - WKRN News 2

Man charged with DUI after crashing into pole

Posted: Updated: March 18, 2013 12:06 PM
Pedro Saravia Pedro Saravia
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

A Nashville man faces multiple charges including driving under the influence after he was involved in a single car accident that shut down a busy roadway Monday morning.

The accident involving Pedro Saravia occurred just after 1 a.m. on Murfreesboro Road near Fesslers Lane, just south of downtown Nashville.

A portion of Murfreesboro Road was closed in both directions for several hours.

Authorities told Nashville's News 2 Saravia lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a pole.

Officers said when he got out of his vehicle officers noticed a beer bottle fell out the car.

The driver was taken to an area hospital for minor injuries.

Saravia has since been charged with DUI and driving on a revoked license.

Police said Saravia a four prior DUI convictions dating back to 1999.

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