TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The person accused of leading police on a chase in Tupelo is recovering after driving into a tree.
Police said it started when officers tried to pull over a speeding vehicle, but the driver did not stop. It started around 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Later, the driver's vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree near the intersection of Lumpkin Ave. and Sunset Dr.
Police said they found the driver's response. Paramedics took that person to the ER at the North Mississippi Medical Center for serious injuries. The driver was the only person in the vehicle.
Police are still in the early stages of the investigation and will release information when appropriate.
Stay with WTVA 9 News as this story develops.