Man evades police at speeds over 100 mph, crashes in next county
June 20, 2013 10:54 AM
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -
A man was arrested Thursday after evading police through two counties with speeds of over 100 miles-per-hour.
The night began for the suspect, 22-year-old Bobby Scott, in Nashville and ended on the Vietnam Veterans Boulevard Bypass off Gallatin Road in Hendersonville.
According to authorities, Metro police first spotted Scott, a resident of Dunlap Tennessee, driving without headlights on in the Rivergate area. That is when Scott sped up to dangerously high speeds and made his way to Hendersonville.
Metro alerted the Hendersonville Police Department of the situation, and moments later, authorities were notified of a wreck involving Scott and a passenger.
According to police, Scott's vehicle went airborne off the exit ramp before landing in a field and flipping several times. The car came to a rest upside down.
Scott and his passenger were able to crawl out of the car.
Both Scott and his passenger were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with minor injuries.
Hendersonville police told Nashville's News 2 they plan to charge Scott with DUI, driving on a suspended license and reckless endangerment.
It is likely he will also face evading charges from Metro police.
Scott is also wanted in Sequatchie County in east Tennessee.