Man arrested after attempting to drive through crowd in Overton Square

Man arrested after attempting to drive through crowd in Overton Square
Man arrested after attempting to drive through crowd in Overton Square (Source: Shelby County Jail)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Mid-South man is facing charges after police say he attempted to drive through a crowd of people in Overton Square Saturday night.

Memphis police responded to the incident around 9:30 p.m. at Madison Avenue and N. Cooper Street, where a large crowd had gathered in the roadway.

Man detained after attempting to drive through crowd in Overton Square, police say

Investigators say people were standing in the street, blocking the roadway when 56-year-old William Day attempted to drive through the crowd in a pickup truck.

No injuries have been reported.

Day is charged with reckless driving and reckless endangerment.

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