Man charged with fleeing crash scene
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle. 21 Jul 2009
A Clarksville man was charged Sunday with fleeing the scene of a wreck he caused while under the influence of alcohol, according to arrest warrants.
Jeff Wayne Scroggins, 21, who gave a 3291 Tower Drive Apt. D address, was charged with DUI, leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury, according to an arrest warrant filed by Officer Gregory Rosencrants.
Scroggins was driving west on Interstate 24 at 1:55 a.m. Sunday when he drove his car into a guard rail near mile marker 7, injuring his passenger, Rosencrants wrote. Scroggins ran into the woods after the wreck, according to the warrant. Police found him in a corn field near the scene.
Police found two open bottles of liquor in the car, according to the warrant.