Hit and Run Driver Charged with 4th DUI
Posted by: Staff
Date: Jan 14 2022 7:13 AM
OKALOOSA COUNTY :A habitual traffic offender with a revoked drivers license is charged with his fourth DUI since 2005 after fleeing the scene of a hit and run off Racetrack Road.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged 49-year old Jason Lowery with hit and run involving property damage, DUI - 4th or subsequent offense, operating a motor vehicle with license revoked and labeled a habitual traffic offender, and refusing to provide a chemical sample - second refusal.
Lowery was driving his pickup truck around 7 p.m. January 11th when he hit another vehicle at the intersection of Racetrack Road and Mar Walt Drive. He fled the scene but the other driver followed him until Lowery stopped in his driveway. The other driver then contacted the OCSO.
Deputies learned Lowery’s Florida drivers license had been revoked since July 20, 2021. He had been convicted eight times for driving with a license suspended or revoked, as well as three prior DUIs.