JONESBORO, Ark. – A robbery and police chase ended Saturday night with the suspect vehicle crashing, killing the driver and sending three others to local hospitals.
It began with police being dispatched to a robbery in progress call at the Dollar General, 5431 Southwest Drive. Witnesses at the scene told responding officers that a suspect vehicle had fled, driving north on Southwest Drive.
JPD, joined by Arkansas State Police, pursued the vehicle. A release posted to Facebook by JPD said the vehicle refused to stop and crashed during the course of the pursuit.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Three others were transported to local hospitals.
Arkansas State Police will assist with the investigation.