Motorist plows into Hinesville home, flees scene

Crime & Safety

HINESVILLE, Ga. (WSAV) — Police have arrested a man who plowed into a Hinesville home on Pineland Avenue Saturday night causing significant damage to the home.

Jarvis Scott drove a pickup truck through a home and left the scene of the accident shortly before 11 p.m., according to Hinesville Police Department, Sgt. Johnathon Greer.

Greer said after Scott struck the garage portion of the home knocking down a garage door and bricks the driver backed up and fled.

A good samaritan who saw the accident followed the driver and told police they knew where the vehicle and driver could be found. The person said the driver was on Whisper Lane, a side street located on the Forest Lake subdivision off South Main Street.

Scott was not injured and was arrested and charged with a DUI, reckless driving, refusing to take a sobriety test, fleeing the scene of an accident and more.

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