Wrong-way Driver Faces DUI Charges after Greeneville Collision

In Greenesville, Tennessee, a man driving in the wrong direction was apprehended and booked for driving under the influence (DUI) on Sunday. The individual has been reported to have collided with another car frontally, causing injuries to a woman who had to be taken to the hospital, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP).

The accident occurred on West Andrew Johnson Highway (Highway 11E), between Mosheim and Greeneville, as given in the THP’s report.

The person said to have caused the accident has been named as 29-year-old Vigneswaran Ganesan from Tennessee, who drove in the wrong direction on the aforementioned highway. Ganesan’s vehicle hit another vehicle head-on after crossing Rolling Hills Road.

The woman driving the other vehicle was hurt and had to be transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital, THP states.

Ganesan was apprehended and booked under charges of DUI, vehicular assault and contravention of the Implied Consent Law. THP reports that he escaped without injuries. Furthermore, Ganesan and the woman he injured were both strapped in with seat belts during the accident.

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