Vehicle Crash - DWI Arrest

Posted on Wednesday October 31, 2018
Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
                Public Information Officer
                [email protected]

October 31, 2018

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at approximately 8:28 A.M. Matthews officers responded to the 800 block of E. John St. regarding a crash involving three vehicles.  Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the driver of a Honda Odyssey minivan, identified as Mr. Lanny Alfred Hollingsworth (DOB – 12/23/1970), had rear-ended a Chevy Volt while trying to pass it illegally.  This caused the Honda van driven by Hollingsworth to go into the oncoming lane crashing into a VW Beetle.  The driver of the Beetle was transported to CMC Main listed in critical condition, the driver of the Chevy Volt was transported to Novant-Matthews to be evaluated for injuries, and Mr. Hollingsworth was transported to CMC Main with injuries listed as serious.  E. John St. was closed due to this crash from 8:33 A.M. to 9:48 A.M. until all emergency personnel could clear the scene.

Mr. Hollingsworth was charged with:

Driving While Impaired

Driving While License Revoked

Reckless Driving

Exceeding a Safe Speed

Fictitious Tag

Suspect - Hollingsworth



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