Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Deputy hits trees while chasing car

Suspect flees driver's license check point; chase ends in crash

 

January 2, 2020

Joe Thomas

Sheriff's vehicle crashes during high-speed chase

An Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy sustained minor injuries when she crashed her vehicle into trees during a high-speed chase that ended in Florida.

Sheriff Heath Jackson said the sheriff's office, Flomaton police and troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency were conducting a driver's license checkpoint on Old Fannie Road Dec. 27 when the accident occurred.

Jackson said a vehicle approached the checkpoint about 9:30 p.m. coming from Florida and turned around in a ditch and fled in the opposite direction back to Florida.

He said officers began to purse the vehicle and noted t...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019