Chase ends in car crash
Driver wanted in two states
— A man wanted in both Delaware and Pennsylvania led police on a high-speed chase Saturday before colliding with another car.
The chase started at 1:22 p.m. after a Maryland State Police trooper clocked Tyree D. Jackson, 41, going 73 mph in a 50 mph zone on Hance Point Road, according to a police briefing. The trooper pursued Jackson’s vehicle — a gray Hyundai Sonata with Pennsylvania tags — and eventually caught up to it going southbound on Turkey Point Road, near the intersection of Red Pump Road.
But Jackson did not slow or stop and continued going south on Turkey Point Road. He then moved into the oncoming traffic lane and began passing several vehicles before eventually colliding with a silver Chevy Silverado that had been traveling northbound, police reported. The two vehicles came to a rest near the intersection of Turkey Point Road and Old Elk Neck Road.
non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Union Hospital with neck and back pain, police reported.
The collision occurred just several hundred feet from Hart’s United Methodist Church, where the annual Hart’s Peach Festival was taking place at the time.
Emergency responders had the scene cleared and traffic moving again in about an hour.
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The damage sustained by the Chevy Silverado involved in Saturday’s collision. It came to rest in a small ditch on the side of Turkey Point Road.