Joe Don Rooney – lead guitarist for the wildly popular country music band Rascal Flatts – has been charged with driving under the influence after he ran his vehicle into a tree line near Nashville, Tenn., Fox News has confirmed.
The Williamson County Sheriff told Fox News that a deputy responded to a motor vehicle crash shortly after 4 a.m. local time on Thursday, Sept. 9.
Rooney, 45, was arrested for DUI.
He was subsequently booked into the Williamson County Jail where he was released after posting a $2,500 bond.
The musician, who helped found the country trio, is said to not have sustained any injuries.
A rep for the band had no comment when reached by Fox News.