High speed chase in Port Allen ends in head-on collision involving police unit
PORT ALLEN - A vehicle pursuit by a state trooper ended in what appeared to be a head-on collision with a police unit Friday night.
Around 9:30 p.m. troopers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle. When driver refused to stop a high-speed pursuit began.
The crash happened at Avenue G and South River Road.
The pursuit ended after the driver of the stolen vehicle struck a trooper’s unit and was taken into custody.
Charges are pending.
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