Brandon Police chase suspected drunk driver

According to Brandon Police Chief William Thompson, they got a call Saturday evening about a reckless driver.

When officers found the driver and tried to pull her over that’s when she took off and police began a pursuit through Pearl.
The pursuit ended with a crash on the I-55 north ramp and a Pearl police vehicle and Brandon police vehicle were damaged, according to Chief Thompson.

Authorities say, the woman was taken into custody and faces several charges that include DUI, felony fleeing, assault on officer and failure to yield to blue lights and sirens.

Chief Thompson says speeds didn’t reach speeds over 55 miles per hour.
No one was injured.

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