April 25, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – The Chesterfield County Police Department arrested a man in Petersburg following a vehicle pursuit.
Police said around 8 p.m. an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop of a vehicle on Chesterfield Avenue. However, the driver did not comply and attempted to elude the officer as he entered Petersburg. After travelling a short distance, the driver disregarded a red light at the intersection of W. Washington and South West Street, crashing into another citizen's vehicle. The driver then fled the scene of the accident on foo,t but was subsequently apprehended by police.
Two women in the second citizen's vehicle were transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect was charged with DUI 2nd offense, eluding, driving with a revoked license, and defective equipment by Chesterfield County Police. He also faces pending charges in Petersburg. Police continue their investigation.