Passenger arrested following NKY chase, wrong way crash
NEWPORT, Ky. (WXIX) - A passenger was arrested after a chase that started in Covington and ended in a wrong way crash in Newport Saturday night, according to Lt. Justin Bradbury with the Covington Police Department.
Covington police discovered a stolen vehicle around 9:40 p.m. and tried to conduct a traffic stop, Lt. Bradbury said.
The lieutenant says the driver fled from Russell Street and went the wrong way down Fourth Street.
The driver crossed the bridge into Newport and crashed at the first roundabout, Lt. Bradbury said.
Bradbury says the driver then escaped on foot.
It is unclear if he was ever arrested.
The lieutenant says that the passenger was arrested for possession of marijuana.
Police have not released the identity of the driver or passenger.
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