Hit-and-run driver charged after crashing into Franklin home


FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – Franklin police have located the driver accused of crashing into a home with a vehicle and leaving the scene.

According to a release from Franklin Police, it happened at 11:50 p.m. in the 300 block of Battle Avenue.

Police on the scene told News 2 the driver left the scene after the crash. Both the vehicle and home sustained serious damage. A shoe was found in nearby in the street.

A Williamson County Sheriff’s Deputy, who had responded to the area to help, found a person walking nearby. That person is 18-year-old Alona Sanford, of Franklin. Investigators determined she was the driver who fled after crashing into the house. When found, she was barefoot.

Courtesy: Franklin Police Department

Sanford was charged with leaving the scene of a crash and was released on a $2,000 bond. She is expected in court on August 24.

Nobody was inside the home at the time of the crash. Sanford received minor injuries.

No other information was immediately released.

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