Uncle charged with DUI in crash that injured niece - WSMV Channel 4

Uncle charged with DUI in crash that injured niece

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

An uncle accused of driving while impaired and causing a head-on collision that injured his 10-year-old niece has officially been charged with driving under the influence.

According to police documents, Dwain Caruthers crashed his car Friday night on Andrew Jackson Parkway at Rachel's Way. He hit another car that was making a turn.

Officers said Caruthers admitted to drinking beers and taking pain medication for a back injury prior to the wreck.

The extent of the child's injuries is unclear.

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