The 18-year old grandson of late state Senator, Ward Crutchfield from Chattanooga was arrested on early Saturday morning for reportedly hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene.

James Ward Crutchfield Corn was arrested by Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers on East 13th Street just after midnight Saturday. 

Corn, who officials say was Driving Under the Influence, also collided with several other vehicles. 

He faces several charges including Felony Reckless Endangerment, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.