A Lawrence County man was arrested by local police after going on a hit and run spree where he hit 3 vehicles in one day.



The Lawrenceburg police department was dispatched to Walmart on North Locust Avenue with reports of a hit and run involving 2 vehicles.

Upon arrival officers spoke with the 2 victims with one vehicle being hit in the front side, and the other vehicle was hit in the rear along with the vehicle being pushed out of the parking spot.

The store's surveillance footage showed a white newer model Ford F150 truck hitting both victim's vehicles, and then leaving the parking lot.

While reviewing the footage from Walmart officers were dispatched to another hit and run involving a white Ford pickup truck at NHC Scott.

Officers spoke with the victim who stated she was traveling to work when she noticed the truck behind her swerving along the roadway when the truck attempted to go around her that is when the driver struck the rear quarter panel on the driver's side of her vehicle, but the victim was able to get a photo of the truck along with the tag number.

Police were able to identify the truck's owner where officers traveled to Mr. Clifton's residence, and spoke with his wife who stated her husband was passed out on the couch.

Officers reported that Clifton appeared to be highly intoxicated where they had a difficult time getting the suspect awake along with a strong odor of alcohol coming from him.

Originally when Clifton spoke with police he denied driving his truck at all that day where he later admitted to driving to Walmart as well as officers reported corresponding damage to his truck, and a witness also came forward who seen Clifton driving his truck.

After a failed sobriety test Clifton was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, 3 counts of failure to exercise due care, 2 counts of failure to report an accident, and 2 counts of leaving the scene of an accident.



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