Police arrest driver after crash in Chesterfield County late Sunday

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police arrested a driver after a crash late Sunday night in Chesterfield.

According to police, an officer noticed a Mercedes sedan traveling at a high rate of speed in the 15700 block of Woods Edge Road around 9:30 p.m. on December 27. The officer attempted to stop the Mercedes, which sped away from the scene traveling north on Woods Edge Road. A short time later, the Mercedes lost control and struck a Nissan sedan traveling south on Woods Edge Road. The Mercedes came to rest in the ditch in the 14400 block of Wood Edge Road.

The driver, who was identified by police as 28-year-old Michael Jackson, fled the area on foot. He was later arrested at a nearby residence. Jackson, of the 1400 block of Cameron Avenue, was charged with felony eluding police, felony hit and run, reckless driving and driving on a revoked operator license.

The adult driver of the Nissan and two adult passengers in the Mercedes were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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