Driver arrested after crashing in high-speed chase

Published: Jul. 28, 2017 at 7:37 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 28, 2017 at 11:14 AM EDT
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The driver crashed on Harris Road in Dougherty Co. (Source: WALB)
The driver crashed on Harris Road in Dougherty Co. (Source: WALB)
(Source: WALB)
(Source: WALB)

DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) - Two people were hospitalized after a high-speed chase ended in a crash in Dougherty County early Friday morning.

Law enforcement in Mitchell County attempted to a stop an Infiniti sedan with Florida tags, around 1:00 a.m.

Friday morning, WALB learned that Frank Getter, 36, is being charged with fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless driving, speeding 103 in a 55 mph zone, driving on revoked license, and failure to obey traffic control devices.

Getter is in the Dougherty County jail.

Two others in the car were released at the scene, and do not face charges.

Police said that Getter led law enforcement on a short chase, which ended shortly after he crossed the Dougherty County line.

Dougherty County Police later spotted the car on U.S. 19 near the P&G plant. The driver led police on a chase that topped 100 miles per hour, officials said.

Officials said the driver drove three miles on Cordele Road and turned onto Harris Road, where he lost control, crashed into a ditch, and went up an embankment around 2:00 a.m.

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