Tue. Feb 27th, 2024
One person is taken into custody after a high-speed chase and hit-and-run traffic accident in Camdenton.
Camdenton police say it started just before 11:00, when an officer patrolling observed a black Toyota going over 50 miles along North Business 5. After pulling up behind him, the vehicle proceeded eastbound onto 54 reaching even higher speeds.
Officers say the vehicle also swiped 2 other vehicles along the way, skidded out of control and crashed into a median barrier at the Business 5 & HWY 5 overpass, where the suspect was taken into custody.
Two others in the vehicles hit by the driver were injured & transported to a hospital for treatment.
Camdenton Police say the man is being held at the Camden County Jail pending charges.Press Release hit and run
One person is taken into custody after an apparent short high-speed chase and hit-and-run traffic accident in Camdenton.
Camdenton police have not released any information yet on the sequence of events but sources are saying that the incident apparently started shortly before 11:00 in the area of the square and proceeded eastbound with the suspect eventually fleeing on foot from the vehicle.
The suspect was apprehended by the sheriff’s department and taken to the county jail before being placed on a 24-hour hold.
KRMS Radio and TV will pass along more details when made available from the Camdenton Police Department.