Juveniles flee Rankin Co. police checkpoint, crash after 3-mile pursuit
RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - A group of juveniles crashed their vehicle after driving through a safety checkpoint in Rankin County, sending one of them to the hospital.
According to Rankin County Legal Counsel Paul Holley, deputies witnessed a vehicle with three juveniles drive through a safety checkpoint at Northshore Parkway and Church Road around 4 a.m. Friday.
A short pursuit ensued, ending three miles up the road when the driver attempted to turn and wrecked at Spillway and 471.
One juvenile was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Their charges are being handled through the youth court.
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