COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A high speed police chase began in Lee County on Highway 280 near mile marker 119 Thursday, February 26, and ended in a crash on Hamilton Road near Alexander Street in Columbus.
"The GMC SUV came flying up the street in front of our store, flew through the stop sign way too fast and spun out of control," said Brad Lehman, who witnessed the event.
The older model Chevy Blazer hit the sign of a collision center before flipping into a ditch.
"I just heard a bunch of sirens and looked out the window and saw the green vehicle hit our sign, go into the ditch, flip on its side and flip back over," said Cyndi Denzik.
Alabama State Troopers confirm 37-year-old Christian Couch was wanted by the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office for auto theft and burglary in the first degree.