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High-Speed Chase in Virginia Ends in Accident and Injury

A man driving a stolen pickup truck led officers from multiple law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase before causing an accident at Brunswick and South Main Street in Emporia, Virginia (VA), that left one person injured. The pickup struck three other cars in all.

According to the Independent-Messenger, the incident started with two Greensville County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a trespassing call who identified a pickup truck matching the description of a stolen vehicle. When they attempted to stop the driver, he increased his speed and headed north on I-95. After going several miles north on I-95 in both the northbound and southbound lanes at speeds of up to 115 mph, the suspect turned around and headed south. He exited the highway and continued driving the truck at excessive speeds through Emporia.



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Deputy Pearce of the Greensville County Sheriff’s office estimated that the driver was going around 85 mph when he caused the accident. A taxi driver was airlifted to a local hospital with significant injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck who caused the crash has been charged with multiple felonies and sent to jail. The innocent driver who was injured is left to deal with his pain and suffering.

The injured driver or a family member should contact an experienced Virginia car accident attorney to determine what action needs to be taken against the driver that caused the accident. This guide authored by a Virginia car accident attorney provides a wealth of information for anyone injured in a car wreck.


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