DUI: Thomas Fields drinks “two beers” at Hooters before driving

DUI: Thomas Fields drinks “two beers” at Hooters before driving

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55-year-old Thomas Fields was jailed on Saturday after causing an accident on Gallatin Pike North and Conference Drive. Fields admitted to rear-ending another vehicle with his Dodge Charger at the traffic light. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to Skyline ER for the injuries he sustained during the accident.  Officers observed Fields using his vehicle to balance himself. He had a noticeable odor of alcohol coming from his breath, along with watery, glassy eyes. He admitted to officers that he had two beers before the accident while he was at Hooters. Fields agreed to a breath sample and blew a .229% BAC on a breathalyzer.

Thomas Fields (MNPD)
Thomas Fields (MNPD)

Thomas Fields of Star Blvd in Madison, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on November 18th, charged with driving under the influence. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $2,000.

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