Police: 2 youths, man charged after short N. Charleston chase
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston Police say a car driven by a youth crashed after they got away from the cops overnight.
Officers noticed a car going fast at 12:40 a.m. Sunday on the westbound side of Rivers Avenue.
They tried to stop the car, but it kept going, police say.
A chase began, but it was canceled after less than one-fourth of a mile because of road conditions.
A short time later, investigators say the car tried to get around traffic stopped at a red light and went into the grass median, where it hit several trees and overturned.
Everyone in the car received medical treatment.
Police say the driver, a youth male, was charged with reckless driving, failure to stop for a blue light and siren, unlawful carry of a handgun and possession of a stolen pistol.
The two passengers, a man and a youth female, were charged with unlawful carry of a handgun and possession of a stolen firearm.
Police did not release the names or ages of the youths or the adult.
On March 19, 2023, at approximately 12:40 a.m. NCPD officers observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Rivers Avenue, westbound. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle which failed to stop. After less then 1/4 mile, the chase was canceled because of road conditions— North Charleston Police (@NCPD) March 19, 2023
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