Titans’ first-round pick Isaiah Wilson arrested on DUI charge Friday night
Titans first-round pick Isaiah Wilson was arrested Friday night on a driving under the influence charge.
The Metro Nashville Police Department responded to a crash involving Wilson, an offensive lineman listed at 6-foot-5, 350-pounds, at 8:19 p.m. on Friday, said police spokesman Don Aaron.
According to a Metro Nashville police affidavit, Wilson, 21, was traveling down Charlotte Avenue at a high rate of speed and was spotted by a witness "doing donuts" at the intersection of 25th Avenue North and Charlotte Avenue until he lost control of the vehicle, striking a concrete wall.
According to the report, Wilson's breath alcohol test registered at .107%.
Wilson told police that he was having car problems related to a back wheel, according to the affidavit.
Medics responded to the scene but their assistance was declined, Aaron said.
According to Aaron, Wilson suffered several scrapes but was not transported to a hospital to be treated for the cuts.
No one else was injured. Wilson was driving his Dodge Challenger at the time of the crash. A woman, who Aaron said is a friend of Wilson’s, was the vehicle’s sole passenger and was not injured.
Nashville Fire Department crews, who were in the area, rolled up on the collision and radioed in the crash.
Wilson was booked into jail around 11:30 p.m. Friday. After posting bail, he was released from the Davidson County Detention Center at 1:30 a.m. He is scheduled to appear before a judge in court on Oct. 7.
“We are aware of the situation,” the Titans said in a statement Saturday. “This is not conduct that is indicative of the character of our football team and we are working through details on how to proceed.”
The Titans selected the former Georgia star with the 29th overall pick in April’s draft. Last month Wilson signed a four-year deal worth $11.57 million with a $5.974 million signing bonus, according to NFL Network.
He is on the COVID-19/reserve list, which is for players who have tested positive or are quarantining because they came into close contact with someone who tested positive. It's the second time Wilson has been on the COVID-19/reserve list; in August, he was placed on the list at the start of training camp.
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