Deputy hits trees while chasing car
Suspect flees driver's license check point; chase ends in crash
January 2, 2020
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...