MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two people were injured after a pickup truck they were traveling in crashed into a utility pole during a police pursuit early Monday morning.
The pursuit ended on Underwood Road off Stewart’s Ferry Pike near Interstate 840 around 4:30 a.m.
Mt. Juliet police reported the truck sped away after an officer tried to stop them for a traffic violation on South Mt. Juliet Road
A man and woman were inside the truck at the time of the crash. They were taken to area hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The woman driving was wanted for a parole violation, according to police.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is assisting with the crash investigation.
No additional information was immediately released.