Pennsylvania State Police seek to identify driver who fled after vehicle chase in White Township – WPXI
WHITE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — State police are looking to identify a driver they believe fled on foot after a vehicle chase in White Township, Indiana County, on Saturday night.
According to a police press release, the driver of a black Dodge Journey was involved in the chase.
At 9:25 p.m., a soldier was leading a marked unit and performing speed checks along Wayne Avenue when he observed the black Dodge Journey SUV traveling north at 66 miles per hour in a 35-mile zone on time.
The policeman tried to carry out a traffic check. Police said the vehicle did not yield, prompting a chase.
The suspect vehicle left Oakland Avenue and entered Regency Plaza, hit a curb and became disabled. The driver and passenger fled on foot.
The passenger was arrested by soldiers after fleeing down a hill.
Surveillance video showed the driver dressed in a white T-shirt and ripped blue jeans as he fled on foot. He was later arrested in a dark-colored sedan that police say is a Honda Accord.
The vehicle left Regency Plaza turning right onto North Avenue.
The driver is described as a black man.
Two women and a young passenger were in the vehicle at the time of the chase. A loaded .223 caliber rifle was seized from the vehicle.
The four passengers were taken into custody and then released pending an investigation.
Anyone with information on the identity of the driver is asked to call State Trooper Ryan Williams at 724-357-1960.
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