Driver Injured and Arrested after Police Pursuit on 5 Freeway near Mounts Road [Tacoma, WA]

Driver Injured and Arrested after Police Pursuit on 5 Freeway near Mounts Road [Tacoma, WA]

Driver Injured and Arrested after Police Pursuit on 5 Freeway near Mounts Road [Tacoma, WA]

One Hurt in Tacoma Car Accident

 
TACOMA, WA (April 29, 2019) – A person suffered injuries and later arrested following a 30-minute police pursuit on April 26.
 
The pursuit started at around 1:30 a.m. on northbound 5 Freeway near Mounts Road in DuPont. A trooper found the vehicle traveling recklessly. Troopers eventually discovered that the driver had a warrant out for his arrest.
 
As the number of troopers grew during the chase, the driver led them toward a construction zone near Berkeley Avenue SW. Hence, the troopers had to stop the chase briefly.
 
However, when they continued, the driver didn’t stop and headed north into Tacoma. Police officers from the area helped in the pursuit until successfully spiking the vehicle on S. 56th St.
 
Furthermore, the driver exited the 705 Freeway onto Highway 509, driving 75-80 mph before authorities used a PIT maneuver. This action led the driver to struck a pole on Highway 509 at Taylor Way East.
 
The car overturned and caught fire while the authorities tried to get the driver out of the vehicle.
 
The medical responders transported the suspect to Tacoma General Hospital. Upon release, he will be detained into the Pierce County Jail.
 
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