UPDATE: Man arrested following high-speed chase on Macon Road

UPDATE: Man arrested following high-speed chase on Macon Road

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – New details are underway following a police chase that ended in a crash on Macon Road.

Columbus police arrested 20-year-old Jaynile Harrison on multiple charges after fleeing from police Monday night.

According to a report, an officer found out that the blue Ford Taurus that Harrison was driving was recently stolen in South Columbus. That’s when police continued to chase the vehicle and the vehicle ran through the red light at Macon Road and Midtown Drive.

Harrison was also speeding at 70 miles per hour in a 40-mile per hour zone, according to officials. The vehicle then ran through the red light without stopping on Macon Road and Auburn Avenue.

As the vehicle failed to maintain its lane on Macon Road and South Dixon Drive, the Ford Taurus struck a 2018 Nissan Versa causing damage to both vehicles.

The driver of the Nissan sustained an injury to her arm and was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional.

Jaynile Harrison has been charged for the following offenses:

  • Failure to obey traffic 
  • No proof of insurance 
  • No state driver’s license
  • Theft by taking of a motor vehicle
  • Leaving the scene of an accident/hit-and-run

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