WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were on the scene of a single-vehicle rollover at 1611 Kell East Blvd. and Hwy 287 that happened around 7:18 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Officials said that the driver of the vehicle, Johnny Dewayne Hutson, 27, was driving down Kell East when he started assaulting his sleeping girlfriend in the passenger seat.
The victim attempted to defend herself by turning in her seat and kicking Hutson while he continued to assault her.
Hutson lost control and the vehicle rolled over onto the Galveston St. exit ramp and stopped overturned on its roof.
Hutson then grabbed his girlfriend and attempted to flee the scene of the accident before being stopped by officers.
Hutson was charged with assault family violence and was transported to United Regional for evaluation.