Florida driver: I left accident because I had diarrhea

A Gainesville driver told police he left the scene of an accident because he was about to have an accident in his pants.

Barnard W. Cato III, 29, was charged with DUI after leaving the hit-and-run after his car crashed into another car and newspaper boxes on Tuesday, according to a report on

Cato, according to the report, ran into a nearby Walmart store.

“I didn’t realize I hit somebody,” he told authorities. “ I had the runs, I had to go.”