Driver flees, then returns after slamming into parked car, garage

A man is in custody after police said he initially fled the scene of a crash on East Fourth Street in Franklin Wednesday morning.

Police and fire crews were dispatched to the 600 block of East Fourth Street around 4:30 a.m. on a reported crash.

Officers told our crew on the scene the vehicle was traveling west when it slammed into a parked car, and hit the attached garage of a nearby house.

The driver fled the scene of the crash and the vehicle was found unoccupied when units first arrived on scene.

Police said the suspected driver later returned to the scene and was taken into custody.

Police said potential charges against the driver are pending.

No injuries were reported.

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