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Family of six hurt in car crash, father charged

Published On: Sep 04 2013 09:54:41 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 04 2013 10:06:37 PM CDT
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

A crash in Kingsport leaves six people injured and one man facing charges.

Kingsport police say this man Andrea Johnson tried to stop his SUV at the intersection of Mullins Street and Lynn Garden Drive when his brakes failed this morning.   

Authorities say the car went across Lynn Garden Drive, hit a curb and flipped.

Police say Johnson had his wife and four kids with him.

All six are expected to be okay.  

Johnson is charged with Driving on a Suspended License, Not Wearing a Seat Belt, Violating Child Restraint Laws and not having insurance.