Michael Gallagher, Jr. charged with DUI after crashing into South Nashville utility pole

Michael Gallagher, Jr. charged with DUI after crashing into South Nashville utility pole

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Metro Nashville Police say 32-year-old Michael Gallagher Jr. was driving South on Nolensville Pike when he had to swerve to avoid rear-ending the vehicle ahead of him due to his speed. As he ran off the road he struck a utility pole and officers responded to the scene. Gallagher admitted to drinking “two 10oz Bud Lights” with tacos a couple of hours prior to driving. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking and charged with DUI.

Michael Gallagher (MNPD)
Michael Gallagher (MNPD)

Michael Joseph Gallagher, Jr., of Morton Drive in Spring Hill, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on July 1st, charged with driving under the influence (DUI), and violation of the implied consent law. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $3,000, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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