STAUNTON — The Augusta County Sheriff’s Workplace is looking for a person who fled the scene of a crash Thursday following a pursuit.
In accordance with a launch, a sheriff’s deputy tried to cease a black 2008 Mazda 3, for rushing and no entrance license plate March 17.
The suspect turned onto Lee Jackson Freeway in the direction of the Metropolis of Staunton from Frontier Drive, the discharge stated. The driving force did a U-turn as soon as the deputy started following the automobile.
The deputy activated his lights and the driving force instantly took off at a excessive charge of velocity, passing different automobiles within the turning lane, the discharge stated. The pursuit stopped on the 600 block of Lee Jackson Freeway.
At the moment, the suspect’s automobile virtually hit one other automobile head-on. The automobile wrecked a number of miles away on the intersection of Lee Jackson Freeway and Cochran’s Mill Highway.
The suspect fled on foot as soon as the deputy obtained to the wrecked automobile. A Ok-9 was deployed within the space of the wrecked automobile, in keeping with the sheriff’s workplace.
“Deputies have been within the space all through the evening, and have checked quite a few areas at present. It’s believed that the suspect is now not within the space,” Sheriff Donald L. Smith stated within the launch.
The suspect is described as a white male, carrying a white T-shirt, and darkish coloured pants. He was final seen within the space of Victory Worship Heart previous midnight on March 18, the discharge stated.
Anybody with details about this incident ought to contact the Augusta County Sheriff’s Workplace at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017.
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