A Lewisburg man was arrested Monday after he hit a motorcyclist, critically injuring the rider, Sunday night in Maury County.
Authorities say Nathan Dial, 23, was allegedly driving an SUV under the influence when the accident happened on Bear Creek Road in Columbia.
The motorcyclist, 60-year old David Nipple, collided with the SUV head-on and was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
According to officials, Nipple was last listed in critical condition after undergoing surgery.
Dial has been charged with driving under the influence and vehicular assault.
He was released from the Maury County jail after posting $5,000 bond.