Centennial High School in Franklin closed Jan. 14 after student allegedly rams car into building

A Williamson County School District student was arrested after allegedly plowing his vehicle into the front of Centennial High School in Franklin the night of Jan. 13, causing damage to the entryway. (Courtesy Franklin Police Department)
A Williamson County School District student was arrested after allegedly plowing his vehicle into the front of Centennial High School in Franklin the night of Jan. 13, causing damage to the entryway. (Courtesy Franklin Police Department)

A Williamson County School District student was arrested after allegedly plowing his vehicle into the front of Centennial High School in Franklin the night of Jan. 13, causing damage to the entryway. (Courtesy Franklin Police Department)

Centennial High closed Jan. 14 to repair damage after a 17-year-old Williamson County School District student allegedly plowed his car into the building the night of Jan. 13, according to a statement from the Franklin Police Department.

A scheduled basketball game at the school the evening of Jan. 14 will go ahead, according to the police statement. Police asked residents to check here for reopening information.

There were no injuries, and the incident remains under investigation, according to the police statement.

The boy, whose name was withheld, was charged with aggravated vandalism, leaving the scene of a crash, failure to report a crash and felony evasion of responsibility.

Officers responded to the school at 8:41 p.m. Jan. 13 following a report a vehicle had driven into the school, according to the police statement. The crash caused significant damage to the school’s entryway, the statement said.


The district will be assessing and repairing damage Jan. 14, according to police.
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