Man charged with intentionally causing accident

POSTED: 8:02 PM Feb 09 2014   UPDATED: 3:27 PM Feb 09 2014

A man is facing charges after police say he purposely caused a car accident.

Johnson City Police tell us the wreck happened around 12:30 Sunday morning at the intersection of North Roan and Canary Streets.

Officers tell us 22-year-old William Raining of Banner Elk, North Carolina intentionally slammed on his brakes several times, causing the vehicle behind him to rear-end him.

Raining is charged with four counts of reckless endangerment.

We're told no one was injured in the incident.