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Authorities: 2 girls in truck led police on 30-mile chase

Two young girls in a pickup truck led police on a chase of at least 30 miles through metro Birmingham, authorities said. Bessemer police spotted the vehicle Sunday afternoon with an 11-year-old girl and another girl believed to be 11 or 12 inside. A chase that reached speeds of 80 mph went up Interstate 59 and ended when the truck wound up in a ditch.

PTI | Argo | Updated: 27-10-2020 06:54 IST | Created: 27-10-2020 06:54 IST
Authorities: 2 girls in truck led police on 30-mile chase

Two young girls in a pickup truck led police on a chase of at least 30 miles through metro Birmingham, authorities said. News outlets reported the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office received a report about the unauthorised use of a vehicle. Bessemer police spotted the vehicle Sunday afternoon with an 11-year-old girl and another girl believed to be 11 or 12 inside.

A chase that reached speeds of 80 mph went up Interstate 59 and ended when the truck wound up in a ditch. Justin O'Neal, a spokesman for the Alabama state troopers, said no one was injured. Both girls were in custody awaiting transfer to the Department of Human Resources.


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