Sheriff: Craighead Co. man purposely caused accident

CRAIGHEADCOUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A man was arrested Friday on attempted murder chargesfollowing an accident earlier in the week.

Accordingto the Craighead County Sheriff's Department, Thomas Waters purposely caused anaccident on Craighead Road 414 on Wednesday. Deputies said Waters was driving with hisgirlfriend in the passenger seat when the car flipped several times.

BothWaters and his girlfriend were injured. Waters was taken to a local hospitalfor his injuries.

After an investigation, deputies found he had made severalthreats to his girlfriend and arrested him on Friday.

Alongwith the attempted first degree murder charge, Waters was also charged withkidnapping, aggravated assault, and terroristic threatening.

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