Car chase ends in downtown Knoxville crash

Local News

Two people were arrested after they fled from a traffic stop in East Knoxville on Tuesday.

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper was trying to stop a vehicle on Cherry Street for possible impaired driving but the suspects drove off. The trooper lost contact with the vehicle on E. Church Street.

A few minutes later, Knoxville police said the vehicle crashed at Hill Avenue and Locust Street and two suspects had fled the scene. Officers caught them shortly thereafter.

Names have not yet been released.

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