32-year-old Philip Thomas faces multiple charges after first responders pulled him from his crashed vehicle just after 9 p.m. Saturday. He rolled the 2013 GMC pickup after striking a guard rail, according to authorities, who found an open 1.75 L bottle of Maker’s Mark with only 1/4th of the whisky still in the bottle. Thomas, who had urinated on himself, told police had only had “one drink” at a friend’s house earlier.
#TRAFFIC: The Clarksville Police Department is working a wreck with injuries on the 101st Airborne Division Parkway, Westbound between Peachers Mill Rd. and Ringgold Rd. The wreck occurred at approximately 10:26 am. and involved three vehicles, one of the injured is being life-flighted to Nashville.
The status of their injuries is unknown at this time. Investigators from the Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) are en route to process the scene. Westbound lanes of the 101st have been reduced to one lane and CPD is asking the public to find alternate routes until the roadway can be completely cleared.
23-year-old DeAnthonee Simmons was booked into the Montgomery County Jail after officers found him crashed in a culvert near Ft Campbell Blvd & Collier Road just before midnight on New Year’s Eve. The vehicle was wrecked with Simmons in the driver’s seat, approximately a half-mile off the roadway.
Clarksville Police Officer Benjamin Tribbett asked him how he ended up in this predicament, and Simmons was unsure how he got there. The officer suspected Simmons of driving under the influence, and he was transported to booking to be charged, after a stop at Tennova Sango for a blood draw. Simmons is free on a $2,500 bond.