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Man arrested after police say he left crash scene

By Preston Ayres, payres@wcyb.com
Published On: Aug 26 2013 06:50:19 AM CDT
Updated On: Aug 26 2013 04:15:04 PM CDT
Joshua Simpson
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

Johnson City Police arrested a man they say left the scene of a crash.

Joshua Simpson of Kingsport is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and for driving with restrictions in effect. Police say he is an habitual motor offender.

Around 6:30 Sunday evening, police were called to a motorcycle crash on Interstate 26. When officers arrived on the scene, the driver was gone.

After a quick search of the area, police arrested Simpson.

Simpson was taken to the Washington County, Tennessee Detention Center.