Driver arrested after crash along US-29

Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 6:52 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - A man was arrested on multiple drug charges after a single-vehicle crash along US-29 N Friday morning.

Lynchburg Police say officers responded near the Candlers Mountain Road exit for a report of a crash with a car that was flipped over. The driver was pulled from the car and taken to a hospital with non-serious injuries.

A “significant amount of drugs” were found on both the car and the suspect, according to investigators.

Thomas Eric Lowe, 48 of Amherst, is charged with the following:

-Five counts of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 drug

-Possession with intent to distribute marijuana

-Possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine

-Driving under the influence

-Possession of drug paraphernalia

The suspect was taken to the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center after being released from the hospital.

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