21-year-old Grace Standridge was jailed last week for a vehicular crash with injuries on College Street. Standridge was driving her red Subaru Impreza and crashed into a pole in front of B&L Market. A witness stated that she saw Standridge run from the crash. Officers found her near the bridge between College Street and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard. She was transported to Tennova and read her Miranda Rights. She agreed to speak without an attorney present. Standridge told the officers that she and her friend Mr. Mekhi Bogertey had just left the Revel House and decided to turn into the parking lot of B&L Market.
She admitted to drinking to “tall boy Four Locos,” She smelled strongly of alcohol and had bloodshot eyes. She consented to a blood draw but then refused to let the nurses draw her blood. Standridge was driving on a learner’s permit and did not have a valid driver over the age of 21 with her. Mr. Bogertey was transported to Skyline Medical Center for his injuries which consisted of a broken leg or hip and lacerations to his head.
Grace Mae Standridge of Shelby St in Clarksville, TN, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on July 7th, charged with vehicular assault, immediate notice of accident, leaving the scene of an accident, no license, driving under the influence, and implied consent violation. A judicial commissioner set her bond at $13,000.
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