TEXARKANA, TEXAS – A Wake Village, Tx., man was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident, the Texarkana, Tx., police said.
John Hanna, 45 years old from Wake Village turned himself in Sunday, police said. He was charged with two counts of Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
Texarkana Police said that officers initially stopped a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche for a traffic violation on Interstate 369/Jarvis Parkway near W. 7th Street at approximately 7:40 on Saturday evening. Police said that while the officers were conducting a DWI investigation with the driver on the side of the roadway, a northbound truck struck the driver’s side of both the police unit and the Avalanche. Police said the driver of the truck continued north on Interstate 369 and was last seen near the Westlawn Drive exit.
No injures occurred as a result of the crash
Police said that no one was in any of the vehicles stopped on the side of the road when the crash occurred, and no one was injured. Both the police vehicle and Avalanche were disabled as a result of the crash and had to be towed from the scene.
Hanna came to the police department on Sunday afternoon and identified himself as the driver who fled the crash scene the night before, Texarkana Police said.
After being interviewed by traffic investigators, police said that arrest warrants were issued for two counts of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Property Damage.
Hanna was booked into the Bi-State Jail and is currently being held on a $10,000 bond. Hanna was also issued citations for No Insurance and Failure to Slow Down or Move Over, police said.