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News: Carjacking suspect arrested after pursuit, crash in Nashville

by Ponce Law | February 4th, 2021

NASHVILLE, TN – A car jacking suspect was arrested following a police pursuit and multi-vehicle crash in east Nashville Wednesday night.

According to WKRN, the pursuit began at about 7 p.m. when police spotted a vehicle that had been stolen at gunpoint near the Fallbrook Apartments.

When officers attempted to stop the driver, she sped away from the officer, running through stop signs and red lights in the process. The pursuit lasted several blocks until the suspect collided with another vehicle along Douglas Avenue near Montgomery Avenue.

The vehicle careened off the roadway and came to rest on nearby train tracks. The suspect, who has been identified as Ja’Shonti Wiliams was taken into custody on a number of criminal charges including carjacking.

It is unclear if the driver in the second vehicle was injured as a result of the collision.

At Ponce Law, our experienced team of Nashville car accident attorneys will fight to get you the money you deserve following a preventable crash. If you have been injured due to the reckless actions of another driver in the Nashville area, you have the right to seek compensation under the law. Contact our offices today at (844) 204-6765 to set up a free consultation with a member of our premier legal team.

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