Troopers: Pursuit near Pine Level ends with suspect in custody

Troopers: Pursuit near Pine Level ends with suspect in custody
A WSFA 12 News viewer shared images where it looks live several vehicles sustained damage as a result of a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 65 near Pine Level. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

AUTUAGA COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A pursuit near Autauga County ended Saturday in an arrest.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Senior Trooper Michael Carswell says traffic is slow near Pine Level due to the pursuit.

According to Jemison Police Chief Shane Fulmer, an impaired driver of an 18-wheeler for a trucking company out of Mississippi committed a hit-and-run on a county road in Jemison. Police began to pursue him on I-65 heading south, and the driver damaged multiple cars on the interstate while fleeing.

Fulmer said the driver, who has not been identified, could be facing 12-15 counts of assault.

A WSFA 12 News viewer shared images from Interstate 65 where it looks like the pursuit took place. In the images, damage can be seen done to several vehicles as a result of the pursuit.

A WSFA 12 News viewer shared images where it looks live several vehicles sustained damage as a result of a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 65 near Pine Level.
A WSFA 12 News viewer shared images where it looks live several vehicles sustained damage as a result of a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 65 near Pine Level. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
A WSFA 12 News viewer shared images where it looks live several vehicles sustained damage as a result of a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 65 near Pine Level.
A WSFA 12 News viewer shared images where it looks live several vehicles sustained damage as a result of a vehicle pursuit on Interstate 65 near Pine Level. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

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