APD Arrest Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck 4 Vehicles, 2 Light Poles

Published 07/25 2014 08:55PM

Updated 07/26 2014 03:38PM

Update 3:15 p.m. (7/26/14):

Abilene police arrested the driver responsible for hitting multiple vehicles and two light poles in north Abilene Friday night.

Stephen Williams, 38, has been charged with six counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following the series of traffic accidents around North Mockingbird near Abilene High School.

According to the arrest report, Williams hit his wife while driving his blue Avalanche and intentionally struck a pole and four other vehicles. During the incident, Williams caused a roll over and sending the victim to the hospital. Later, Williams fled the scene and was later arrested in the 1400 block of Shelton at around 9:15 p.m.

Inside the truck were the wife, roommate, and nephew who all claimed Williams tried to assault them by colliding the vehicle.

Williams is at the Taylor County Jail charged with four counts of 2nd degree felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and two counts of 2nd degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon family violence. His bonds are set at $250,000.


An incident inside a vehicle leads to multiple accidents in north Abilene.

According to Police Officers on the scene, they are treating this hit and run as an aggravated assault.

The suspects first hit a vehicle on north 6th then traveled up to north 14th and Mockingbird and rear ended a vehicle there then turned onto north 14th. They then side swiped another vehicle and may have hit another vehicle a block down.

Police say that  the suspect and a juvenile got out and ran. The other two people that were in the truck are being interviewed.

A person from the north 6th accident was taken to the hospital, the investigation is still ongoing.

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