Franklin man remains jailed following DUI crash, Friday; This is suspect’s 3rd DUI

Russell M. Nix Date of Birth: 02/15/1960 416 N. Petway Street Franklin, TN 37064

Russell M. Nix
Date of Birth: 02/15/1960
416 N. Petway Street
Franklin, TN 37064

A Franklin man, charged with his third DUI, remains behind bars this afternoon after crashing his car into a ditch Friday night.

Officers responded to the crash on Highway 96 West, near Front Street, at 11:30 Friday night. When they arrived, they found 55-year-old Russell Nix sitting in his car, stuck in the ditch. Officers determined that Nix was impaired, and arrested him for DUI.

Charged with DUI – 3rd Offense, Nix remains in custody at the Williamson County Jail on a 15,000 bond. He will go before a judge at 1pm tomorrow.

In 2013, there were 6,699 known alcohol-related traffic crashes in Tennessee. Nationally, one in three traffic fatalities are a result of an alcohol-impaired driving crash.

 

 

2 thoughts on “Franklin man remains jailed following DUI crash, Friday; This is suspect’s 3rd DUI

  1. Don’t judge GEEPA, you don’t know all the facts. That is the problem with society today! People are assumed guilty right off the bat.

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