Driver arrested for hitting pedestrian drove with revoked license | Bart Durham Injury Law

Driver arrested for hitting pedestrian drove with revoked license

A driver was arrested by the police in Madison, Tennessee, after he was allegedly involved in an accident, which left a pedestrian with serious injuries. According to police, the negligent driver was driving with a revoked license. The 43-year-old driver was driving on East Marthona Road in the evening when he struck a 42-year-old pedestrian. According to the driver's statement, he did not see the pedestrian. According to the police, it was an alcohol related accident as the driver was allegedly drunk at the time of the accident.

According to an affidavit, the investigating team found empty beer cans in the car and the driver also admitted that he had been drinking. The driver failed field sobriety tests and was then taken for mandatory blood tests. The investigating officials also discovered that the driver had a previous DUI charge and was driving on a revoked license. The negligent driver has been charged with driving on a revoked license and vehicular assault.

Driving with a suspended or a revoked license is considered a criminal offense under Tennessee law. It can lead to imprisonment, fine and a permanent criminal record. If a person is caught driving on a revoked or suspended license and has no previous, related convictions, under Tennessee law, the person stands to face charges for a Class B misdemeanor, which carries up to six months in prison and a fine of up to $500.

In the case of a drunk driving accident, according to Tennessee law, the victim of an accident may be entitled to compensation to cover monetary damages from the insurers of the drunk driver as the liability rests with that driver. Monetary damages may include the cost of repairs, medical expenses and lost wages.

Source:, "Police: Driver Who Struck Pedestrian Had Revoked License," Jan. 31, 2013

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