RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Raleigh police are investigating after a pursuit ended in a crash Thursday night near the Interstate 440/Interstate 40 interchange.
A pursuit involving Raleigh police and the Wake County Sheriff’s Office took place on Interstate 440. Police said the vehicle ended up crashing on Rock Quarry Road near the I-440/I-40 interchange.
According to police, the chase began around 10:30 p.m. when a Raleigh police officer noticed a vehicle that was reportedly involved in a carjacking about 30 minutes earlier.
The officer saw the vehicle on Six Forks Road near I-440 and attempted to make a stop. Police said the driver of the suspect vehicle then sped off and led police – and later on – Wake County sheriff’s deputies on a chase.
The driver of the suspect vehicle crashed into another vehicle on Rock Quarry Road at I-440 west and then jumped from the vehicle and ran, according to authorities. The driver was captured shortly after.
A CBS 17 crew at the scene observed a white Sedan with heavy damage to the front. They also saw an ambulance leave the scene.
Police said the suspect suffered minor injuries and was taken to WakeMed. They did not say if the innocent bystander whose vehicle was hit was injured or not.
Both the driver and the passenger in the suspect vehicle were taken into custody and charged.
Jaylin Beauty Ray-Tucker, 20, of Raleigh and Malik Amaad Tyrell Maxwell, 18, of Garner are facing charges.
Ray-Tucker, who police said was driving, is charged with felony flee/elude arrest with a motor vehicle, robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharge firearm within an enclosure with the intent to incite fear, and felony larceny of a motor vehicle.
Maxwell is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharge firearm within an enclosure with the intent to incite fear, and felony larceny of a motor vehicle.
Both are being held in the Wake County Detention Center. Ray-Tucker is being held without bond and Maxwell was given a $250,000 secured bond.
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