Making it Easy: Man charged with DUI after slamming into police gate


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man was arrested for driving under the influence after driving into a gate at the Metro Nashville Police Department’s West Precinct.

The man was driving his SUV on Charlotte Pike when he drove onto White Bridge Pike and slammed into the gate.

Officials said the man told them he thought he was on the onramp for Interstate 40. The freeway entrance and turn for White Bridge Pike are separated by just 100 feet.

The unidentified driver was not seriously hurt, but was charged with DUI.

Investigators said it was at least the driver’s third arrest for drunk driving.

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