Crash alert: Driver facing DUI charges after accident

by Ponce Law | July 29th, 2020

ROCKWOOD, TN – A man is under arrest and facing charges following a car crash in Cumberland County Monday night.

1057 News reported the incident happened on Westel Road, where officers attempted to catch 20-year-old Dylan Michael Pelfrey of Rockwood after observing him driving at a high rate of speed.

The pursuit was briefly suspended for safety reasons, until the same vehicle was reported to have been involved in a crash on another section of Westel Road. Authorities pulled over the vehicle and said they detected a strong odor of alcohol. Pelfrey was subsequently taken into custody. He was charged with DUI and evading arrest.

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