19-year-old woman arrested after chase across Richland County

Published: May. 11, 2023 at 12:34 PM EDT
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FOREST ACRES, S.C. (WIS) - A 19-year-old woman was arrested on Thursday afternoon after leading deputies on a car chase along Broad River Road and into Forest Acres, authorities said.

The chase ended when the driver crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Forest Drive and North Beltline Boulevard.

Kimora Hartfield was arrested and charged with failure to stop for blue lights, driving without a license and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Two people were inside a car that was hit at the intersection and were hurt during the crash, according to a spokesperson with the City of Forest Acres.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department said Hartfield is still being treated at a local hospital but is expected to be released and transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center soon.

Three people hurt in car chase that ended in crash in Forest Acres.
Three people hurt in car chase that ended in crash in Forest Acres.(LMG)

The sheriff’s department said a deputy saw the stolen vehicle in Richland County after looking up the driver’s license plate.

Exact details of the chase were not clear at this time. The State Highway Patrol is investigating as is expected to provide a report on the incident.

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