Sheriff’s Office: Man was going 95 mph before pursuit, crash
SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (WWBT) - The Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office says a man faces multiple charges after a pursuit on Wednesday.
The sheriff’s office says Dominique Karon McMillian, 32, was traveling 95 mph in a 35 mph zone on Cherry Road around 9:45 a.m. Deputy Steve Simmons attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver did not pull over.
“A pursuit was initiated and continued for approximately one-half mile before the driver crashed into a vehicle stopped for a traffic signal at Plank Road and Rutherford Drive,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release.
The sheriff’s office says the driver ran from the scene and then broke into a house near the accident scene.
“Deputies located the suspect after he surrendered due to a severe lower leg injury,” the sheriff’s office said.
Two firearms were recovered in McMillian’s vehicle.
He faces multiple charges in the incident:
- Felony eluding
- Reckless driving
- Felony hit & run
- No driver’s license
- Entering property of another for purpose of damaging it
- Possession of a firearm after being convicted of a felony (two counts)
McMillian was transported to a hospital for his injuries and will be held under no bond pending his release at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.
No other injuries were reported.
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