WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — The driver who crashed into a Williamson County deputy’s cruiser in a construction zone along Interstate 65 Wednesday morning had drugs and alcohol in his system, Tennessee Highway Patrol says.
The crash happened in the southbound lanes just before 2 a.m. near the Cool Springs Boulevard exit.
According to Highway Patrol, Deputy Seth Obermeyer was inside a temporary work zone with his SUV’s lights activated, when Nathaniel Chapuis, 28, crashed his vehicle into Obermeyer’s SUV.
Deputy Obermeyer and Chapuis were both transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where they were stable, troopers said.
Upon his release from the hospital, THP said Chapuis would be lodged in the Williamson County jail on charges of aggravated vehicular assault, driving on a revoked license, no seatbelt and open container.