MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The driver of a Dodge Avenger involved in a crash Tuesday evening that killed one person and sent two others to the hospital is facing multiple charges.
Police arrested Andrew Morris, 45, on Wednesday. He is charged with aggravated assault, aggravated vehicular homicide, driving under the influence, driving while license suspended, DUI – child endangerment, failure to exercise due care, open container and violation of seat belt law.
Morris was driving westbound on Winchester Road and turned left toward a private driveway when a UPS truck traveling eastbound on Winchester struck his vehicle on the passenger side, according to the affidavit.
The front right passenger died at the scene from her injuries, and the rear right passenger was transported to Regional Medical Center in critical condition. Morris’ 8-year-old daughter was also in the car but is fine.
The UPS driver is in noncritical condition at Methodist South.
Police saw an open can of beer in the center console of the car, and Morris admitted to drinking half the beer and smoking marijuana earlier in the day.