SUFFOLK, Va. - A driver and their passenger are in the hospital after leading Suffolk Police on a chase that ended in a crash Tuesday night.
Around 9:27 p.m., an officer was running stationary radar on the Southwest Suffolk Bypass when the driver of a vehicle sped past the officer, going more than 100 mph in a 60 mph zone.
The officer tried to catch up to the vehicle to conduct a traffic stop, but the driver of the suspect vehicle failed to yield, crashing into a guardrail when taking the Turlington Road exit.
Medical personnel assessed the driver and passenger and took them to a local hospital for treatment for their injuries, which are said to be non-life-threatening.
Police identified the suspect and arrested Darryl Lamont Knight, Jr., age 23 of Suffolk, Virginia, on charges of two counts of Carrying Concealed Weapon – Subq Offense (F), Fail to Maintain Proper Control/Improper Brakes (M), Reckless Driving – Speeding, Over 85 MPH (M), and Eluding Police – Endangering Persons or Police (F).
The crash is still under investigation.
There is no further information.