Drunken teen crashes into oncoming traffic

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 7:38pm
Staff reports

An 18-year-old Franklin man police suspect was drunk triggered a three-car collision Tuesday night, according to Franklin Police.

Police say Yusuf Arslan, of Rebel Circle in Franklin, struck two vehicles at about 9:15 p.m. Tuesday night after he drove over a median and into oncoming traffic. Arslan was attempting to make a right turn from Mack Hatcher onto Hillsboro Road, police said.

A witness told police they observed Arslan throwing a beer bottle from his vehicle after the crash, and observations from a Franklin investigating officer led to Arslan being arrested and charged with driving under the influence and violation of implied consent. He was released from Williamson County Jail on Wednesday morning on $2,500 bond.

No injuries were reported as a result of the collision.

3 Comments on this post:

By: daKine7 on 6/4/09 at 6:19

What was his BAC? At 18, his life is screwed. Good going, pal. And what's with this name, "Yusuf"? I thought Cat Stevens coined it.

By: wrb55tn1 on 6/4/09 at 7:14

Yusuf is a devote follower of the the Catman. Got all his tracks...

By: howelln on 6/4/09 at 11:44

Yusuf is an alternative form of Joseph.