BREAKING: Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney Arrested and Charged with DUI After Motor Vehicle Crash

Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Rascal Flatts’ lead guitarist Joe Don Rooney, 45, was charged with driving under the influence early Thursday morning, according to a WSMV report. 

Rooney reportedly was arrested in Williamson County, Tennessee following a motor vehicle crash around 4 am local time on Thursday, Sept. 9. 

The WSMV report from the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office states that Rooney crashed into a tree around the 1200 block of Hillsboro Road.

He was booked and bonded out on Thursday, with a bond set at $2,500. 

At this time, it remains unknown if Rooney, or anyone else, sustained any injuries. 

Country Now has reached out to Rooney’s team for a statement. 

Joe Don Rooney is one third of country supergroup Rascal Flatts. Founded in 2000, the trio is one of the most successful country groups of all time with 17 No.1 singles and more than 23.4 million albums sold. Rascal Flatts has earned more than 40 trophies from ACA, ACM, AMA, CMA, People’s Choice and more, cementing the band as the most-awarded country group of the past decade. 

Rooney is married to Tiffany Fallon. Joe Don and Tiffany have been married since 2006 and have three children together. 

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