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Crash alert: Driver facing DUI charges following crash in Nashville

by Ponce Law | October 26th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A suspected drunk driver is facing charges following a crash in Nashville that caused injuries, according to WKRN.

Metro police said 28-year-old Esau Tennangueno-Cristobal was driving in the area of Blair Boulevard and 21st Avenue when he caused the accident Wednesday at about 4:30 p.m.

He attempted to flee the scene of the accident but was located nearby, police said.  Tennangueno-Cristobal failed field sobriety tests, failed a jail breath test, and showed other indications of alcohol use.

He is charged with driving under the influence.  Blood alcohol test results were still pending. Details of the injuries were not immediately released.

At Ponce Law, our experienced Nashville car accident attorneys have the experience and knowledge to investigate accidents caused by DUI and hold drunk and impaired drivers responsible for their actions. You shouldn’t have to pay because of someone else’s negligence. To learn more about how we can help if you have been involved in an accident, call us at (844) 204-6765 or contact us online.