Driver charged with DUI after crash in Hillsboro-West End area

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A driver was charged with DUI after Metro police said he caused a crash with injuries Wednesday.

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. at Blair Blvd and 21st Avenue in Nashville.

According to a report, Esau Tennangueno-Cristobal, 28, was driving when he caused the crash. Police said he tried to flee the scene but was found nearby.

Esau Tennangueno-Cristobal
Esau Tennangueno-Cristobal (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

Officers reported the suspect had unsteady balance, red/glassy eyes and swayed while standing upright. The report stated that Tennangueno-Cristobal consented to a field sobriety tests and failed and he failed a jail breath test as well.

The suspect admitted to having five beers before the crash.

He’s now charged with driving under the influence. Police said results of a blood alcohol test are pending.

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