Man cited for DUI after driving off I-65, crashing into Oak Hill building

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man was arrested for driving under the influence after driving off Interstate 65 and crashing into an Oak Hill building.

Metro Police were called just after midnight by someone who reported seeing a truck driving fast and erratically on I-65 near Harding Place and Old Hickory Boulevard. The caller said they witnessed the driver hit the concrete divider on the interstate.

Officers caught up with Rice at 5444 Franklin Pike and found him and his smashed up truck.

The truck hit the side of a parking garage on the bottom level of the building.

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Metro police arrested Nicholas Rice, who told officers he was driving and admitted to having three vodka drinks, according to police.

Rice was given a field sobriety test before he was arrested for driving under the influence.

Metro police told News 2 Rice refused a breathalyzer test.

Officers searched Rice’s truck and found “7 empty small bottles of Fireball whiskey, 3 empty plastic ‘booze box’ containers and 3 empty one ounce containers of schnapps,” according to police.

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