Suspects wanted in assault against West Memphis officers crash on I-55
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Two suspects wanted in connection to an aggravated assault against officers with the West Memphis Police Department were detained Friday morning following a crash on I-55.
West Memphis police were monitoring traffic when they pulled a driver over for speeding. The driver then fled leading police on a pursuit.
WMPD says the driver intentionally rammed two police vehicles and proceeded to I-55. Eventually, the vehicle left the roadway crashing near I-55 and 3rd Street.
Officers found drugs, weapons and stolen copper inside the vehicle, according to investigators.
WMPD says a man and woman are currently in custody.
No one was injured.
Memphis Police officers were not involved in the initial incident but are working to clear the scene on I-55.
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