Truck driver faces charges for DUI, hit-and-run, leading deputies on chase

Friday, Collier County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kenneth Allan Herring, 45, who is accused of driving a pickup truck involved in a hit-and-run crash, and then, leading pursuing deputies on a chase in Collier County.

Kenneth Allan Herring, 45. Credit: Collier County Sheriff’s Office.

At one point during the chase, the Herring is accused of driving the pickup truck in the wrong direction of traffic.

Deputies arrested Herring at the intersection with Pine Ridge Road and Livingston Road.

Deputies were able to get to him because the driver of the vehicle hit by the truck followed after the crash and kept deputies updated on the truck driver’s location.

Still image from a video recorded by a witness to a deputy chase of a pickup truck driver who was leaving the scene of a hit-and-run in Collier County Friday, May 14, 2021. The driver was eventually stopped at the intersection with Pine Ridge Road and Livingston Road. Credit: Shared with WINK News.

The victim wasn’t the only one watching his move. A man we spoke to recorded the whole thing. From almost start to finish, he said he saw deputies chase and then stop the  suspect.

Herring faces charges for DUI, leaving the scene of a crash, fleeing and eluding and resisting arrest without violence.

UPDATE: New booking information showed Monday, May 17 Kenneth Allan Herring remained in custody at Collier County jail. Bond amount was not available on his arrest page.

Reporter:Gail Levy
Writer:Jack Lowenstein
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