NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A Metro police officer was injured in a head-on crash Wednesday night and a 19-year-old has been charged with evading arrest because police said he ran from the crash.
It happened along Buena Vista Pike near the Bordeaux community around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Metro police said an officer initially tried to stop the driver for an expired license plate.
As the officer was getting out of his car, the driver made a sudden U-turn and crashed head-on into another patrol car, according to Metro police.
The second officer who was hit suffered a broken ankle.
According to an affidavit, the driver ran from the crash but was taken into custody after a brief foot chase.
The driver, Jermain Brown Jr. was detained and is charged with 2 counts of evading arrest.