Campbell County man arrested after police chase, hitting two law enforcement vehicles

Police said no one was injured

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. – Police are investigating after a pursuit through three counties Sunday afternoon.

Just before 1:30 p.m. Sunday, a Virginia State Police spokesperson said Pittsylvania County deputies initiated a pursuit that continued north on Route 29 into Campbell County.

Pittsylvania County Sheriff Capt. Corey Webb said the pursuit originally started in Henry County.

During the course of the pursuit, police said the suspect vehicle, a 2010 Nissan Altima, struck a Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Deputy vehicle and a Virginia State Police trooper’s vehicle. The driver of the suspect vehicle lost control in the northbound lanes, spun around and ran off into the median near Calohan Road.

Authorities said the suspect driver, Shane Wilson, of Evington, Virginia, was taken into custody without further incident.

Shane Wilson (Blue Ridge Regional Jail)

No law enforcement personnel were injured during the course of the pursuit, nor was Wilson or his passenger.

Wilson was arrested on an outstanding warrant for a parole violation and charged by state police with multiple felony and misdemeanor charges, according to police.

The incident remains under investigation.

(Video below courtesy of Danielle Jennings):

We were in the middle of the persuit

Posted by Danielle Jennings on Sunday, January 24, 2021

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