FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Franklin man was charged with his second DUI after police say he nearly hit a mother and her child in a neighborhood crosswalk.
As an officer was responding to the subdivision around 5 p.m. Sunday, Franklin police say the driver nearly lost control in front of her.
According to a press release, 21-year-old Elijah Dearman nearly collided with the officer’s squad car.
Dearman is accused of ignoring the officer’s lights and sirens for about half a mile until he pulled over.
Franklin police said the officer determined Dearman was impaired and arrested him.
He was charged with DUI second offense and driving on a revoked license. The 21-year-old was booked into the Williamson County jail on $4,000.
Dearman is due in court April 14 at 1 p.m.