Monday, August 31, 2009

Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Child With Vehicle

A Cookeville man has been charged with drunk driving after his van hit a child a local trailer park. It happened at a trailer park on Freehill Road last week. Police say the child apparently ran out in front of the vehicle and suffered some scrapes and bruises, but was not seriously injured. However, they say 37-year-old Connie C. Daugherty of Bob Lynn Road failed several field sobriety tests conducted as part of the accident investigation. He goes to court on DUI charge on September 21st. A passenger in Daugherty's vehicle was also cited for public intoxication.