Adel car chase ends in Turner County

Adel car chase ends in Turner County

Around 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 Post 13 of Georgia State Patrol (GSP) got involved in a police car chase that started in Adel, Ga.

The Adel Police attempted to pull over a vehicle in Cook County earlier in the evening. The driver slowed but then sped off.

In Tift County a GSP trooper tried to use a pit maneuver but slid off the rear of the vehicle and ran into a concrete barrier.

The trooper was taken to Tift Regional Medical Center for non life-threatening injuries.

A second GSP unit successfully attempted a pit maneuver on the vehicle and the suspect, Markelle Knox was apprehended and taken to Turner County Jail.

Knox is being charged with fleeing, reckless driving, and a list of other charges that include driving on the emergency shoulder.

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