Clarksville, TN – On Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 3:00am, Officer John Reyes from the Clarksville Police Department responded to a call involving a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle on Fort Campbell Boulevard 1800 Feet South of Ringgold Road.
The driver of the vehicle, Jordan Victor Butts, was traveling north on Fort Campbell Boulevard and struck the pedestrian, Lakeshia P. Lamb-Brown, who was walking east toward the Jackson Hewitt business parking lot. Butts continued to drive north failing to stop after striking Lamb-Brown.A witness followed Butts’ vehicle to Fort Campbell Boulevard and Jack Miller Boulevard where responding Officers conducted a traffic stop.
Upon making contact with Butts, Officer Reyes was able to observe a very strong odor of an intoxicating beverage, slurred speech, and bloodshot watery eyes.
Butts then gave consent for a chemical sample of blood that was collected at Gateway Medical Center. A breath sample was collected as well. Lamb-Brown suffered injuries that required her to be taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt Universty Medical Center in Nashville, TN.
Butts’ Tennessee driver’s license is revoked for a prior charge of Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Butts has a prior conviction of a DUI charge in June of 2012 and two prior charges of Driving on Revoked License (DORL) on October of 2013 and January of 2014.
If anyone has in information related to this incident, please call Officer Reyes at 931.614.5710 or, to remain anonymous, call the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).
Driver/Suspect of the Vehicle: Jordan Victor Butts, a 26-year-old Clarksville resident.
Pedestrian/Victim: Lakeshia P Lamb-Brown, a 33-year-old Clarksville resident.
This is an ongoing investigation. There is no further information at this time.