Knoxville driver charged with DUI after hit-and-run crash

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A suspect in a hit-and-run is facing multiple charges after a crash that left the driver of a motorcycle in critical condition.

Sergio Jimenez, 36, was charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident with injuries and having no driver’s license or insurance. Police said he could face additional charges.

The crash happened at 7:24 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of East Inskip and Fennel Road. Knoxville Police Department said Juan Santos, 33, of Knoxville, was as ejected from his motorcycle after a hit-and-run involving an SUV.

Santos was taken to University of Tennessee’s Medical Center with serious injuries, according to police. Jimenez was arrested shortly after the incident.

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