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Police: Drunk Driver Stops On I-24 To Pick Up Friend

Posted at 6:42 AM, Oct 04, 2016

A man has been charged with driving under the influence after allegedly causing a crash on Interstate 24.

The incident happened overnight Tuesday on I-24 West between I-440 and Briley Parkway.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said an intoxicated man was walking down the interstate and called a friend for a ride.

The friend – also allegedly intoxicated – drove to the location and stopped on the interstate to pick him up, causing another car to rear-end his. 

No one was seriously hurt in the wreck.

The suspect was taken into custody at the scene and charged with DUI. His name was not known.