Driver leads police on wild chase through Garner, Raleigh - WFLA News Channel 8

Driver leads police on wild chase through Garner, Raleigh

Posted: Updated:
RALEIGH, N.C. -

A driver led police on a wild chase through Garner and Raleigh Friday afternoon, slamming into mailboxes and other vehicles, including a sanitation truck, before being captured on foot.

The pursuit began at 12:23 p.m. Friday in Garner on Timber Drive and continued on Highway 70 into Raleigh. The driver, identified as Reginald Tyrone Massey, barreled up to Interstate 40 and exited at Poole Road, where police lost sight of the vehicle.

Deputies from the sheriff's office took over around New Bern Avenue, where the Massey hit two other vehicles and a City of Raleigh sanitation truck.

Massey, 27, was captured after jumping out of the car and running away. Massey and others were taken to the hospital.

Massey is being charged with speeding to elude arrest, possession with intent to sell, maintaining a vehicle to sell and deliver. Pending charges against Massey are hit-and-run, and careless and reckless driving. 

Two other vehicles and a sanitation truck were hit during the chase.

 

 

  • Wake CountyMore>>

  • New taxi options in Raleigh offer more than standard fare

    New taxi options in Raleigh offer more than standard fare

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:11:57 GMT
    A pair of new ride sharing smartphone apps launched in Raleigh on Thursday, to the dismay of some traditional taxi services.Uber and Lyft are both well-established in some larger cities. The services connect independent drivers in their personal vehicles with people who need a ride. The car is ordered and paid for using the app. Once inside the vehicle, no money exchanges hands.WNCN decided to try out the service for ourselves. We downloaded both apps. Uber did not have any cars available nea...
    A pair of new ride sharing smartphone apps launched in Raleigh on Thursday, to the dismay of some traditional taxi services.Uber and Lyft are both well-established in some larger cities. The services connect independent drivers in their personal vehicles with people who need a ride. The car is ordered and paid for using the app. Once inside the vehicle, no money exchanges hands.WNCN decided to try out the service for ourselves. We downloaded both apps. Uber did not have any cars available nea...
  • Sexercise provides more than physical fitness

    Sexercise provides more than physical fitness

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:01:21 GMT
    Physical and mental health are both benefits of traditional exercise, but there can be hidden benefits as well in other non-traditional ways to get fit.
    Physical and mental health are both benefits of traditional exercise, but there can be hidden benefits as well in other non-traditional ways to get fit.
  • Man found shot in Raleigh apartment

    Man found shot in Raleigh apartment

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:33:21 GMT
    Raleigh police said a 35-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after being found in an apartment with gunshot wounds.
    Raleigh police said a 35-year-old man died Thursday afternoon after being found in an apartment with gunshot wounds.
Powered by WorldNow

200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606

Telephone: 813.228.8888
Fax: 813.225.2770
Email: news@wfla.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.