Texarkana officer injured after car chase ends in wreck

Texarkana officer injured after car chase ends in wreck
Dan Cheatham said a car Texarkana, Ark., police were chasing hit his vehicle. "He ran over me, my car. And I got behind him and tried to catch him to get some type of response because he hit me." (Source: KSLA News 12)
Dan Cheatham said a car Texarkana, Ark., police were chasing hit his vehicle. "He ran over me, my car. And I got behind him and tried to catch him to get some type of response because he hit me." (Source: KSLA News 12)
Police still are looking for the driver of the car. Her male passenger is in custody. (Source: KSLA News 12)
Police still are looking for the driver of the car. Her male passenger is in custody. (Source: KSLA News 12)

TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) - A Texarkana, Ark., police officer is recovering after being hurt during a car chase Wednesday afternoon.

And a man is in custody and a woman is being sought as a result of the pursuit.

Officer DeVonte James sustained minor injuries after a vehicle he was attempting to stop took off.

The fleeing car hit another vehicle during the pursuit and kept going, police said.

The driver of the car police were chasing later lost control of her vehicle, causing it to run into a fence.

She and her male passenger ran away.

Police captured LeDell Robertson Jr. a short time later.

He was taken to Bi-State Justice Center Jail and charged with misdemeanor fleeing.

Police searched along Jackson and Prince streets for the woman.

Meantime, paramedics checked out James at the scene.

He later was released.

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