Weekend police chase comes to crashing halt in downtown Knoxville


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A police chase came to a crashing halt in the middle of downtown Knoxville on Sunday.

A white van came up the wrong way on Union Avenue, turned left up Gay Street then took a right back onto Union and crashed into another vehicle. The driver ran off and was caught not long after.

The sheriff’s office said the van had been reported stolen. A deputy first spotted the vehicle near Clinton Highway and Tillery Road before attempting to evade police when sirens were engaged.

Ebonii Mack, 25, was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property, evading arrest and reckless endangerment.

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