Driver arrested in Lebanon after vehicle goes into lake

Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 6:39 AM CDT
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LEBANON, Tenn. (WSMV) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol responded to a scene in Wilson County where a person drove a vehicle into the water on Wednesday evening.

According to THP, 29-year-old Lindsey Kelley, of Portland, TN, drove into the water at the boat launch off Coles Ferry Pike/Blair Road in Lebanon. Kelley was unable to stop and entered the Cumberland River, where the Nissan Juke began to sink.

Two local fishermen helped Kelley get out of the car and when troopers arrived, Kelley was out of the vehicle and on the shore unharmed.

Kelley was arrested for driving under the influence, no proof of insurance, and disorderly conduct.

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