MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A man faces several charges after police say he drove through a barricaded intersection in the Medical District Saturday morning, following the St. Jude Marathon.
According to Memphis Police, 29-year-old Jerrick Canty was driving a sliver Toyota Corolla when he passed through a traffic control point at Madison Avenue and Orleans Street.
Police say he also disregarded the Police Service Technicians’ instructions and almost hit them.
He continued driving at a high rate of speed and almost hit a man and his 9-year-old child.
Canty has been charged with four counts of aggravated assault.