Man arrested, charged with driving car into mother, son - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man arrested, charged with driving car into mother, son

Kevin Smith (Source: SCSO) Kevin Smith (Source: SCSO)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

  Memphis police said a man purposely drove his car into a mother and her 8-year-old son.

Kevin Smith, 47, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault after hitting the family Saturday.

According to an affidavit, Smith was following the victims in his vehicle when, after a verbal altercation, accelerated and jerked the steering wheel in their direction.

The vehicle hit the female victim, which threw her into her 8-year-old son, knocking them both to the ground.

Both victims suffered minor injuries.

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