The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office have charged 36-year-old Eric John Gifford with DUI, property damage, four counts of hit and run, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Witnesses say Gifford was involved in a four car wreck in the westbound lanes of Harbor Boulevard in Destin around 7 o’clock Saturday night.
After theaccident Gifford got out of his Toyota Tundra and took off running.
A witness however chased Gifford down to a wooded lot north of Mountain Drive, and held him until deputies arrived.
The powdery residue in the baggy tested positive for cocaine.
No one was seriously injured in the crash.