Lanes reopened on I-20 at MLK after police chase ends in crash

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Interstate 20 westbound at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive is backed up to the Downtown Connector after a police chase that ended in a crash.

ATLANTA - All lanes have been reopened on Interstate 20 westbound at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive following a police chase that ended in a crash.

News Chopper 2’s Jason Durden flew over the scene in southwest Atlanta at about 5 p.m. Traffic was backed up to the Downtown Connector.

He said the chase started a couple exits away on I-20 at McDaniel Street. A Georgia State trooper tried to pull over a Dodge Charger for reckless driving before it took off and hit a silver Nissan Rogue, flipping the vehicle over.

Authorities are in the area looking for the driver of the Charger who ran off.

The two victims inside the Nissan were taken to a hospital in stable condition.


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