Lynchburg Driver Charged With DUI After Flipping Car

Lynchburg, VA-One man has been charged with driving under the influence, another with drunk in public, after an accident in Lynchburg Friday night.

It happened around 11:15 in the 5100 block of Fort Avenue. Police say Grandison Tyler Jones lost control of his car, hit a utility pole, and flipped the car onto its side. Police say Jones and his passenger then attempted to flee the scene of the accident.

Jones was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the crash. He has also been charged with hit and run.