Driver charged after 3 hit by car in Knoxville apartment complex parking lot

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Knoxville Police Department said the driver of the vehicle involved in an aggravated assault has turned herself in.

MaKayla Patrick, 21, was charged with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of vandalism. Knoxville Police Department said three people were sent to the hospital on Friday with minor injuries after being hit by a vehicle in a Knoxville apartment complex parking lot.

(Courtesy: Virginia Clowers)

Officers were called to Montgomery Village on Daylily Drive around 1:15 p.m. The Knoxville Police Department says two women were involved in a fight when another woman drove her vehicle through the parking lot, across the curb, and slammed into the two women, as well as a female bystander.

The driver put the vehicle into reverse and hit a parked car before fleeing the scene. The vehicle was found at a nearby apartment complex.

The three victims, identified as Miranda Davidson, 21; Nneka Ruff, 27; and Shajuana Westfield, 28, were taken to UT Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

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