Cerulean Man Arrested for DUI Following Caldwell County Accident

A Cerulean man is facing DUI charges following a one-vehicle accident in Caldwell County over the weekend.

Caldwell County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Chris Noel states deputies were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident with possible injuries on Blackhawk Road near Interstate 24 just after midnight Saturday. He adds preliminary investigation revealed the driver of the vehicle, 31-year-old Justin Phillips, was allegedly under the influence of intoxicants.

Phillips was taken to Caldwell Medical Center and once released was taken into custody and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

Phillips was then lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.