CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - A woman is safe now after trying to flee a vehicle involved in a police chase overnight that ended in a crash, but the suspect is still on the loose.
It all started shortly after 2 a.m. According to Richmond Hill Police, one of their officers noticed a vehicle driving northbound on Hwy 17 and the driver was failing to maintain their lane. The officer suspected the driver may be under the influence so they hit their blue emergency lights and then noticed a women hanging out of the passenger-side window attempting to get out. The women was waving her hands as if she needed help.
Police pursued the car into Chatham County, where the car crashed and rolled several times before it came to a stop at the corner of Chevis and Wild Heron roads. The suspect then got out and ran into the woods.