On June 10, 2020, at approximately 4:43 AM, the Madison Police Department received a call of an injury accident southbound on Highway 51 at its intersection with Hoy Road. Police officers and Madison Fire/Rescue personnel were dispatched to the scene.
While proceeding to the location officers received information that one of the drivers had fled the scene in his vehicle. Officers were able to quickly locate and stop this vehicle on Madison Parkway and detain the driver. Probable cause was also developed that indicated the driver that fled was impaired. He was subsequently arrested and transported to the Madison Police Department.
Meanwhile at the original accident scene, the driver of the other vehicle involved was attended to and extricated from her vehicle by Madison Fire/Rescue personnel and police officers. She was transported by Pafford ambulance to the University of MS Medical Center with serious injuries. There were no passengers in either vehicle involved in the accident.
Information received from witnesses indicated that a 2015 Nissan Altima was stopped southbound on Highway 51 at the traffic signal at the intersection with Hoy Road at which time it was struck from behind by a 2014 Toyota Camry which was traveling southbound. The driver of the Camry then fled the scene in his vehicle and was subsequently arrested by officers on Madison Parkway.
The driver of the Camry who was arrested was identified as Harrison N. Little, age 29, of Dallas, TX. He was initially charged with Aggravated Driving Under the Influence and Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Injuries. He is currently housed at the Madison County Detention Center.
Additional and/or upgraded charges are possible as the investigation of the accident continues by accident reconstruction investigators from the Madison Police Department’s Traffic Division.