FHP: Man arrested following DUI hit-and-run crash

James Gaddis (Suwannee Sheriff's Office)
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By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
December 27, 2017

SUWANNEE COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- A Wellborn man has been arrested, accused in a DUI hit-and-run crash in Suwannee County on Christmas Eve.

The crash happened around 10:32 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of County Road 137 and County Road 252.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a driver in a Ford Fusion was traveling westbound on CR 252 and stopped at the intersection. A driver in a Nissan Altima that was also traveling westbound failed to stop and rear-ended the Ford.

FHP says the driver of the Nissan then fled the scene of the crash, headling southbound on CR 137.

No injuries were reported.

Troopers later located the driver of the Nissan, 49-year-old James Gaddis, of Wellborn.

Gaddis was arrested and charged with DUI with property damage and leaving the scene of a crash involving property damage.

Gaddis was booked into the Suwannee County Jail.



 
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