Man arrested after road rage hit-and-run

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF) — A road rage incident resulted in a crash and a man fleeing the scene. The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office says they found and arrested the man shortly after.

Earl Dockery was driving a Dodge Charger when he crashed into another vehicle on the Cleveland Bypass, police said.

It happened shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday.

BCSO said the other vehicle stayed on the side of the bypass. Dockery fled the scene but left his vehicle at a Circle K on Waterlevel Highway.

He then fled on foot.

Police said 20 minutes into the search for Dockery, he was found.

They say he is facing the following charges.

  • Leaving the scene of an accident.
  • Failure to render information and aid.
  • Driving without due care.

BCSO said Dockery is being held on $2,500 bond.



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