Truck goes airborne during chase in Colonial Heights


Colonial Heights Police have charged a Hopewell man that led a dramatic chase in a Colonial Heights parking lot on Friday afternoon. 

Police pulled over a pickup truck in the Southpark Mall parking lot. After a moment, the driver of the truck sped off and a chase began. 

A video shows a pickup truck taking off and going airborne when jumping a curb after being pulled over by police.

The driver, identified as Tyrell Menzies, was later detained and charged with felony eluding, felony assault on an officer and felony hit and run, according to Colonial Heights Police. 

Police discovered that Menzies had two outstanding warrants on his record. 

Colonial Heights Police told 8News that Menzies had a warrant for felony malicious wounding and misdemeanor assault and battery. 

8News got a hold of the video of Menzies being detained after the chase:

(video courtesy of Shirley Bain’s facebook)

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