Man charged with 3rd DUI after flipping vehicle on Fort Campbell Boulevard

46-year-old Gregory Edwards was charged with his third DUI, driving on revoked, and leaving the scene of an accident after he was seen crawling away from a car he ran into a semi and flipped.

On October 6th, Clarksville Police Officer Robinson arrived at Tummy Solutions, 1313 Fort Campbell Boulevard, in response to a call about an under the influence driver. Multiple witnesses told Officer Robinson a vehicle had collided with a semi carrying vehicle. They elaborated that the vehicle was a black SUV and it hit the trailer of the sem. The collision caused the attached truck to lose control and the SUV to flip over.

Gregory Edwards (MCSO)

Gregory Edwards, the man driving the vehicle, was described to Officer Robinson as a white male wearing a white shirt who fled the scene. Officer Robinson made contact with a man who was leaving the area behind a closed business and noticed his shirt was ripped with fresh bloody abrasions on his body. The man told him he was walking after leaving the bar. He claimed the vehicle was taken from him by another party. Witnesses at the scene identified Edwards as the driver of the black SUV. The actual owner of the vehicle told Officer Robinson he was drinking with Edwards at the bar but did not give him permission to use his vehicle. Edwards was found to have two prior charges of driving under the influence, and two prior charges of driving on a revoked license.

Gregory Edwards was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, driving on revoked/suspended license, and violation of implied consent law. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $60,000 bond.

Mattie Keller

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