Police: 2 arrested following multi-state chase than ended in western Kentucky

Posted at 10:46 AM, Sep 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-23 13:17:02-04

(WPSD/LEX 18) — Two people have been arrested in western Kentucky following a high-speed chase that started in Illinois, according to WPSD.

The chase happened on Saturday. McCracken County Sheriff's deputies were notified by police in Illinois that a vehicle was fleeing officers.

Roger Cummins, 52 of Harrisburg, Illinois, was driving a pickup truck at a high speed.

WPSD reported that deputies intercepted Cummins as he turned onto Coleman Road and deflated one of this tires using stop sticks.

Cummins made it onto I-24, went over an embankment and overturned in a ditch.

Cummins' passenger, 42-year-old Kimberly Towns from Ozark, Illinois, was found to have active warrants from both Kentucky and Illinois, according to WPSD.

Both were arrested and taken into custody.