THP & Smyrna Police: 1 dead, 2 injured, 2 on the run

Mar 28, 2016

SMYRNA, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Tennessee Highway Patrol says one person is dead following an early Monday morning vehicle pursuit with two more hospitalized and three on the run.

WSMV-TV quotes Smyrna Police saying they interrupted a burglary in progress at Pawn and Gun on Front Street overnight. Officers say as they arrived on the scene several suspects piled into a pickup truck and fled.

A pursuit then began but ended just a half a mile away when the suspect’s vehicle drove off of Rock Springs Road Police say the vehicle hit a pole and ended up in a creek.

Three suspects in the truck were injured a transported to the hospital for treatment. The Tennessean now says one of those injured suspects has since died. Another is still being treated while the third was released.

Police say at least three more suspects fled the wreck and are being sought by authorities. It appears that most if not all of the suspects are juveniles.