JPD officer injured after chase and crash - - Jackson, MS

JPD officer injured after chase and crash

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Eyewitnesses say the officer, who was driving a white Firebird, was trying to stop a man in a vehicle stolen from Ameritax.

As the officer was crossed the bridge, he lost control of his car and slammed into a concrete bridge support. JPD says the unidentified officer was partially thrown from the vehicle. He was hospitalized with unknown injuries.

Another vehicle swerved to avoid the wreck and ended up in a nearby creek. Officers are still searching for the stolen vehicle.

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