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BRPD unit damaged after crashing into pole during overnight chase

5 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago Wednesday, June 05 2019 Jun 5, 2019 June 05, 2019 4:57 AM June 05, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities say a Baton Rouge Police Department unit was damaged during a police chase Tuesday night.

Around 11 p.m. an officer attempted to pull over a vehicle for a traffic violation, but the driver refused to stop. A chase ensued.

Things ended after the officer lost control of their police unit and crashed into a utility pole on Linden Street near West Brookstown.

The individuals who lead law enforcement on the chase managed to escape capture. 

No further information was provided. 

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