Man jailed for hitting wife with truck, fleeing the scene

AMARILLO, TX - Around 9:30 Saturday night, a man ran into his wife with his truck.

The woman was assaulted after they got into an argument near 15th and Monroe.

According to officials, the husband, later identified as 54 year-old Namon Tinner used his Buick LeSabre to intentionally drive into his wife, knocking her down causing her to strike her head on the pavement suffering head injuries. Namon also attempted to run over another male pedestrian, but he was able to move out of the way.

Tinner fled the scene but was later arrested and taken to the Potter County jail and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence.

The woman was taken to a hospital for non life-threatening injuries.