Police Chase Ends in Christmas Eve Fatality in Tuscaloosa
A 22 year old woman is dead following a police chase in Tuscaloosa on Christmas Eve.
According to WVUA 23's Chelsea Barton, the Tuscaloosa Police Department confirmed the fatality in a press release earlier today.
TPD officers stopped a 2013 Hyundai Sonata for a traffic violation on 13th Street the evening of December 24th. When TPD officers approached the vehicle, the driver then fled the scene. Officers pursued the vehicle but lost sight of it on Kicker Road.
The vehicle was then located near the intersection of Kicker Road and 25th Avenue East. A crash had occurred, and the driver was partially ejected from the vehicle. She was transported to DCH Regional Medical Center where she later died as a result of her injuries.
TPD has not released the name of the woman but has confirmed that she was 22 years old.