Nicholas County man is in jail after a hit in run in Fayette County

Alan Wayne Sullivan

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – A Nicholas County man lands in jail in Fayette County after leaving the scene of an accident while impaired.

Sheriff Mike Fridley says, this weekend Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies were notified of a hit and run incident that had occurred on Deepwater Mountain Road (WV Rt 61) just outside the city limits of Oak Hill. The victim pursued the suspect vehicle into Oak Hill, where it pulled over at a church.

A Deputy certified as a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) conducted an impairment evaluation on the driver and determined that he was more than two times over the legal limit of alcohol. It was also established that the driver had sideswiped the victim’s vehicle during the incident.

Alan Wayne Sullivan of Mount Nebo was arrested and charged with Aggravated DUI, Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Property Damage and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana).

He will now await court proceedings.

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