THP Traffic Stop Ends In Foot Chase, Driver On The Run

THP Traffic Stop, Foot Chase, Driver On The Run


photo (3)SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A routine THP traffic stop turned into a pursuit in Springfield after the driver of a pickup failed to stop. The chase began at Memorial Blvd and Industrial ending between 10th Ave and Carden Circle in a small wooded area adjacent to a field. Exact location of wreck The incident occurred around 10 PM Thursday evening.

At one point the two vehicles collided according to THP at the scene. After the two vehicles stopped at the tree line the driver fled on foot with the THP officer in pursuit. The driver managed to evade the THP officer, however the officer was able to get a good look at the driver as the foot pursuit began.  After the foot chase, an examination of the pickup revealed the drivers name and address in Springfield.

Springfield Police assisted the THP in the pursuit after the driver fled on foot but the driver somehow disappeared into the night. There were no injuries reported. Springfield Fire and Robertson County EMS also responded to the scene.

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