A reckless driver remains jailed after Franklin Police clocked him traveling 94 MPH in a 30 MPH zone, at 9:40 Saturday night, on Murfreesboro Road and Blue Grass Drive – near Franklin’s Pinkerton Park. Just moments later, the driver drove onto a downtown sidewalk, over a crosswalk signal, and crashed through a fence at 3rd Avenue and South Margin Street. The dangerous driver refused to stop, evading officers.
Using his license plate information, officers later arrested the driver, 27-year-old Jessie Haddox, at his home on Hardison Drive. Haddox, charged with Speeding, Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Failure to Report an Accident, Driving Without Insurance, and Felony Evading remains jailed on the $4,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court 11/10/2016 at 1:00 pm.
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