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Driver arrested in wreck at I-75 North in Peach County

A police chase of an SUV led to the crash, and the driver has been arrested.

PEACH COUNTY, Ga. — Update:

In a statement by Georgia State Patrol, they said around 7 Friday morning, a Trooper attempted to stop and Infinity SUV for following too close and having improper tags.

The driver didn't yield, and started to run from the Trooper, causing a chase.

The Trooper carried out a PIT maneuver near mile marker 142.

The SUV hit the center guardrail, and then rolled several times before stopping in the median.

All passengers were transported to Navicent in Macon for minor injuries.

The driver and a passenger were arrested for automobile theft, aggravated armed robbery, and drug trafficking.

The crash report is still not complete.

Two of three lanes are backed up after a crash on I-75 North, near mile marker 142 on Friday morning.

According to the Georgia 511 page, the crash should clear soon, around 7:51 a.m., but that could be delayed.

Peach County Sheriffs confirmed they were headed to the scene, but could not give information as they were still working on clearing things up.

The cause of the wreck is unknown as of now, but we are working to get more information.

This is a developing story, and 13WMAZ will provide updates as soon as they are available.


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