A Dandridge woman is charged with DUI and vehicular assault after three people were hurt in a three-car accident she allegedly caused last Thursday night on Highway 25/70 in Dandridge, troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol report.

Nichole Lee Barrett, 39, of 1382 West Highway 25/70, was arrested following the 10:14 p.m. accident just over 500 feet east of Bay Road, Trooper Zandra Rimer reported. She was scheduled for arraignment this morning in General Sessions Court on charges of two counts vehicular assault, DUI, possession of open alcohol container, failure to exercise due care, and failure to maintain lane of traffic.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.