Published 05/25 2014 01:34PM

Updated 05/25 2014 01:41PM

Thomas Waters
Thomas Waters

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT8) A man is in jail on attempted murder charges following an accident earlier in the week near Jonesboro.

According to the Craighead County Sheriff's Department, Thomas Waters purposely caused the accident on Craighead Road 414 on Wednesday.

Along with the attempted first degree murder charge, Waters was also charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault, and terroristic threatening.

Deputies said Waters was driving with his girlfriend in the passenger seat when their car flipped several times.

Both Waters and his girlfriend were injured.

Deputies say Waters had made several threats to his girlfriend.

He was arrested on Friday.

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