EAST RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) – East Ridge Police say the suspect in a hit and run incident on New Year’s Eve has confessed.
A red pickup truck failed to stop at an intersection on Ringgold Road around 9 PM.
It hit a motorcyclist who lost his leg in the crash.
But the pickup fled the scene and left the driver laying in the road.
Police later recovered the suspect truck at a home but had not determined who was driving it at the time.
Tonight, they say it was Tommie Eugene Harris.
Charges are pending against him.