Whitfield County police chase ends in crash
A man from out of state is facing a long list of charges in Whitfield County, after deputies say he led them on chase and crashed in to several vehicles in the process.
Whitfield County deputies were called to check out a suspicious vehicle near Dug Gap Road. When they tried to stop the van, the driver took off, hitting an animal control truck as he fled.
The Georgia State Patrol assisted deputies in the chase, that ended when the driver crashed into two other vehicles on Brickyard Road and US 41.
The drivers of all three involved were taken to the hospital.
31-year-old Thomas Blankenship Jr is facing several charges, including Evading Arrest and Hit and Run.