Bank Robbery Suspect Flees Police, Crashes into Semi-Truck in Jasper County, GA
JASPER COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news story reported by wtoc.com, a bank robbery suspect fled from police and ended up crashing into a semi-truck in Jasper County, Georgia. The suspect has not been identified by authorities at this time, and it is not clear how the accident occurred.*
The accident happened on the exit ramp to Highway 21 and Rincon, Georgia, from Interstate 95 South. According to the Port Wentworth Police Department, a person robbed a bank in Jasper County and then drove away from the scene. Police located and pursued the suspect onto Interstate 95, and the suspect’s vehicle ended up crashing into a semi-truck on the Highway 21 ramp.
It is not clear from the WTOC report how the accident happened or what led to the accident. Photos taken from the scene and posted on the WTOC website show a black sedan with extensive damage to the front end and driver’s side door. The vehicle also has damage to the back driver’s side, as the bumper is hanging off. The semi-truck involved in the accident is not pictured.
Authorities and WTOC report that the suspect sustained unknown injuries in the accident, and emergency crews took him or her to a local hospital for treatment. The extent of the suspect’s injuries was not reported, and no identifying information about him or her was released.
WTOC reports that the driver of the semi-truck was not injured. This driver was also not identified.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the collision and prior bank robbery. No information about an arrest or potential charges was reported.
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