01-09-2019 | 1:17 AM | CHARLOTTE,NC – On Wednesday Morning January 9, 2019, Pineville Police Officers pursued a vehicle overnight for careless and reckless driving on I-485. The vehicle refused to stop for blue lights and sirens and the driver continued on South Blvd where he crashed into a telephone pole near Woodlawn Road. The driver took off running from our officer but was arrested after a short foot chase.
There were only minor injuries from the single vehicle car crash. The driver was transported to a local hospital to be checked out as a precaution.
The driver was in possession of cocaine and marijuana and will be criminally charged for same, in addition to numerous traffic violations