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Car Stolen From Ky. Damages Police Vehicles During Va. Chase

Posted at 5:14 AM, Oct 19, 2018

WISE COUNTY, Va. (LEX 18)– A woman is in the hospital after authorities say she hit several police vehicles during a chase in Virginia.

It happened Thursday on Route 23 in Wise County, which is on the border with southeast Kentucky.

Officials say they were looking into a vehicle that was reported stolen from Kentucky.

That’s when Erika Lucas allegedly tried to take off, leading authorities on a chase for several miles.

She allegedly rammed several police vehicles before being stopped.

Charges are pending.