Georgia police crash car to stop oncoming driver in high-speed pursuit

Police officers chased an oncoming driver in Peachtree City, Georgia, after the suspect fled from a traffic stop, as seen in footage released on April 26. The Peachtree City Police Department said officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a Chevy Impala near the intersection. of Highway 74 and Highway 54 in Peachtree City on the afternoon of April 16. The driver, named Gerontay D Adams, fled the scene of the stop β€œand began driving recklessly [with] without regard to the safety of anyone else on the road,” the department said. Dashcam footage shows police chasing the car, which crossed and drove on the wrong side of the road. The police stopped the car by ramming it. Explaining the conclusion of the pursuit, the department’s public information officer, Christopher Hyatt, said: “His behavior behind the wheel became so dangerous that our officers had to make intentional contact with the vehicle to bring the pursuit to the safest conclusion. possible. ” The suspect then fled on foot, but was stopped a short distance from the vehicle. He was charged with more than 50 traffic violations and 12 felonies, including possession of multiple drugs with intent to distribute. Credit: Peachtree City Police Department via Storyful

Leave a Comment