ADEL, GA (WALB) -
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.