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Man charged after fleeing crash scene
A man who allegedly caused a head-on crash and then fled the scene has been charged with vehicular assault, evading arrest, violation of the registration law and financial responsibility, driving without a license, failure to yield the right of way, and violation of the implied consent law. According to Smithville Police, Christopher Keith Lane Derrick, 21, was driving east on Broad Street in a 1996 Chevy Monte Carlo when he crossed into the westbound lane and struck an oncoming 2005 Chevy Malibu driven by Alex B. Huber. Dustin Allen Sullivan and Ryan Powell were passengers in Derrick’s vehicle.