Chase into Jackson ends in crash on Eastview Street


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – A chase from Rankin County into Jackson ended in a crash Friday morning. The crash happened on Eastview Street and Robinson Street.

According to witnesses, the suspect’s vehicle crashed into another vehicle, injuring a woman.

Richland police said the chased started in Florence. Rankin County deputies chased the suspect, who was in a stolen truck and trailer from Copiah County.

When the pursuit arrived in Richland, the stolen truck hit a vehicle on U.S. 49 at Scarborough Street, causing injuries. The suspect hit another vehicle on the north end of the city.

Rankin County deputies called off the chase around Gallatin Street, and the suspect later crashed on Eastview Drive in Jackson.

The suspect is still at large.


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