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Georgia State Patrol Reports Suspected DUI Police Chase in Macon, Georgia


July 09, 2019

MACON, GA. – According to a news story reported online at 13wmaz.com, Georgia State Patrol is reporting on a police chase and crash suspected to have involved driving under the influence. The incident occurred in Macon, Georgia, and Troopers arrested three people in connection with the events.* 

At approximately 10:15 p.m., two Georgia State Patrol Troopers observed a car fail to stop at a stop sign on Mercer University Drive and Key Street in Macon. The Troopers attempted to stop the car for the traffic violation, but the driver fled. Troopers pursued, and during the subsequent chase, Troopers say someone inside the car threw a beer can out of a window. 

The driver of the car then also failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Burton Avenue and Ridgeland Avenue, which resulted in the car crashing into another vehicle. At this time, Troopers were able to apprehend the driver of the car, as well as two passengers who had been riding in the car. The 

According to 13 WMAZ, all three of the occupants in the fleeing car were placed under arrest. The driver has reportedly been charged with driving under the influence, but the charges against the other two were not reported. None of them were identified. The driver reportedly had multiple active arrest warrants in Bibb County, Georgia.  

It is unclear if anyone in the second vehicle was injured in the crash. No one from that car was identified, either. Georgia State Patrol is still investigating the chase and collision. 

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Source:https://www.13wmaz.com/article/news/3-arrested-after-west-macon-high-speed-chase/93-3faf98b4-3d3c-43c3-92dc-7bdcf3f165c8

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