Monday, Dec 9, 2013
14-Year Old Involved in Police Chase in Murphysboro
MURPHYSBORO - A teenager could face charges after leading police on a high-speed chase in Jackson County.
Murphysboro officers were called out just before 5 p.m. Wednesday in response to a stolen vehicle.
Police spotted the car near Route 127 and Industrial Park Road. The car sped away from officers -- then crashed into a tree near Industrial Park and Maes Road.
That's when police identified the driver-- a 14-year-old male juvenile. He was taken to the hospital for medical attention then released to his parents. Charges against the teen are pending.
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