Atlanta man arrested for I-75 chase in Valdosta

Atlanta man arrested for I-75 chase in Valdosta

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - An Atlanta man was arrested for a high-speed chase that happened in Valdosta early Friday morning, according to Ashley Paulk, Lowndes County sheriff.

Darrian Latavius Williams, 44, was arrested for the chase.

Williams was going north on I-75 after he was spotted speeding, according to Paulk.

Officers chased Williams to Exit 32, where he got off the interstate and then got back on I-75.

A deputy got beside him and tried to force him into a ditch to stop the pursuit.

Williams crashed into a ditch right off Exit 16. He then tried to run away on foot was but quickly apprehended, Paulk said.

Williams was also wanted for aggravated assault of a police officer out of Fulton County, according to Paulk.

Paulk said there were no major injuries in the crash.

A pick-up truck and two sheriff’s office vehicles were damaged from the chase, according to Paulk.

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