Police pursuit ends in crash in Cheatham County


A pursuit involving the Tennessee Highway Patrol ended in a crash in Cheatham County early Tuesday morning. 

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. just off Interstate 24 near the New Hope Road exit. 

The THP told News 2 the pursuit began in the White House area on Interstate 65 where a pickup truck reached speeds over 100 miles per hour. 

The driver was taken to an area hospital by ambulance following the crash. His condition was not immediately known. 

The THP said deputies initially attempted to stop the truck due to it not having any taillights and its failure to maintain its lane of travel. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and refresh this page for updates. 

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