12 Vehicles Struck During Tuesday Police Chase For Traffic Violation

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An investigation is underway into a police chase that reportedly left 12 vehicles, including two 18-wheelers, damaged near Baton Rouge.

State police say the pursuit yesterday afternoon began in the capital city when a vehicle took off from an attempted traffic stop.

It finally ended on I-10 West near the Acadian Thruway exit with the driver of the fleeing vehicle in custody.

No serious injuries were reported.

The suspect was identifed as 20-year-old Elias Smallsreed of Zachary.


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