Police chase in Russell County ends in crash near AL Highway 51

Police chase in Russell County ends in crash near AL Highway 51
Officials say a police chase started in Phenix City after reports of a stolen vehicle.

RUSSELL COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - A police chase in Russell County ended in a car crash at a cell phone tower near County Road 2 and Alabama Highway 51.

The Russell County Sheriff's Office blocked off the area, located in the Hurtsboro community, Friday afternoon. Officials say the chase started in Phenix City after reports of a stolen vehicle.

Tracking dogs were also on the scene to help search for the driver who fled a red Impala on foot.

Authorities have not confirmed if the suspect has been caught yet. Stay with News Leader 9 for updates.

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