1 Arrested, 2 Injured in West Frankfort
WEST FRANKFORT -- A West Frankfort man is in jail on multiple charges after police say he hit two women with his car.
It happened Sunday evening at a home on East Lindell Street in West Frankfort.
Police say James M. Lenzie, 25, was supposed to return items to a former roommate, but he refused and instead threatened the roommate with an axe. As Lenzie was leaving, officers say he hit two women with his vehicle, then reversed and struck one of the women a second time.
The women were taken to Herrin Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Lenzie was later arrested at a home on East Poplar Street.
Lenzie is being held in the Franklin County Jail on charges of aggravated battery, reckless conduct and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.
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