• At 12:45 p.m., Friday, May 19, a Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputry observed a black (2011) Audi (A4) traveling west on Kingston Pike near Lovell Road clocked at 73 mph by radar.
“I initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle at Kingston Pike and Concord Road while stopped at a red light. The vehicle immediately proceeded through the redlight turning onto Concord Road,” the report stated. “The vehicle also proceeded through a red light at the Concord Road and Campbell Station Road intersection, where he turned left, continuing on Concord Road. “The driver exceeded 100 mph while fleeing (and) lost control of the vehicle and wrecked in the 900 block of Concord Road,” the report further stated.
The driver “immediately exited the vehicle and fled on foot into a wooded area,” the report stated. “The driver was a black male, approximately 150 (pounds), 5(-foot-)11 tall, wearing a white shirt and dark-colored shorts.”
A K9 officer attempted to track the suspect but was unable to locate the suspect.
“A records check revealed the (suspect’s) license is revoked in Tennessee for a DUI in 2017,” the report further stated. “The suspect’s phone was located in the vehicle.
“The phone’s lock screen had a picture of the suspect that matched the picture associated with (suspect’s) driver’s license picture. The vehicle also contained multiple pieces of mail and other items that were addressed to the suspect.”
A damage estimate was listed at $1,000.