Juvenile Crash

A juvenile was arrested after a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Ash and W. Fifth Streets.

On Dec. 22 at 1:20 p.m., the Benton Police Department, Benton Fire Department, Marshall County EMS, and Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the intersection of W. Fifth Street and Ash Street, for a vehicle collision. The collision involved four vehicles, with possible injuries.

As officers arrived on scene, it was discovered the driver of the vehicle that caused the collision, had fled the scene, on foot. The driver, a 16-year-old, was apprehended a few minutes later, in a fielded area behind the old Dollar General store.