Police Chase Ends in Rollover Crash

The two men in the vehicle sustained injuries and were taken to the hospital but no officers or bystanders were injured.

Two unidentified men are in the hospital and will face stolen vehicle and other charges after they attempted to elude the this afternoon, ensuing in a chase and crash near Fairburn Rd. Shortly after 1 p.m. the Douglasville Police were notified of a felony alcohol shoplifting at on Douglas Boulevard, Sgt. Todd Garner said.

Shortly afterward, a Douglasville police officer got behind a vehicle on Interstate 20 that matched the description of the men and car seen at Arbor Place Beverage, Garner said. The vehicle refused to stop and eventually exited on Lee Rd. The vehicle was close to Fairburn Rd. when the driver lost control and the car left the road, went airborne and flipped over.

The driver and the passenger tried to run from police but the driver had a broken leg with the bone protruding from the skin near the ankle, Garner said. The driver was taken to Grady Hospital and the other man was taken to

The vehicle is suspected of being stolen from DeKalb County, Garner said. Six bottles of Grey Goose vodka were recovered and the amount of stolen alcohol totalled more than $300. The suspects will be charged with felony shoplifting, vehicle theft, attempting to elude a police officer and other traffic violations.

Gary L. Warner March 21, 2012 at 08:40 PM
Fine job by Douglasville police department. Seems it's hard to run from the police with bones sticking through your skin. That helps in the arrest of the perpetrators.
Kambertyn Vann March 21, 2012 at 11:31 PM
How come one went to Grady? Was it because they have a Trauma Unit? All that trouble and expense over liquior!
Dick Jones March 21, 2012 at 11:36 PM
To heck with the bad guys. Did the Grey Goose survive? :)
Michele March 22, 2012 at 03:25 PM
All of this trouble to do something illegal, less trouble to get a real job...and over liquor, what jerks.
Sandy Fowler March 22, 2012 at 04:22 PM
Seriously...over $300.00 in booze? What a Dumbass!


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