Mount Airy woman injured after crashing during high speed chase

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Photo courtesy of Surry County Sheriff’s Office (via Mount Airy News)

Photo courtesy of Surry County Sheriff’s Office (via Mount Airy News)

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — A Mount Airy woman was injured after she crashed during a high speed chase on Tuesday night.

According to the Mount Airy News, deputies spotted a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer that failed to stop at the intersection of Pine and Gaylon Streets at around 8:40 p.m.

The deputy exited his vehicle and attempted to speak to the female driver, however she sped off while the deputy was talking.

Pursuing deputies chased the vehicle on Orchard View Drive before the driver turned on Quaker Road. The chase reached speeds of 85 mph, according to the paper.

The driver lost control of the vehicle on Quaker Road and rolled several times before coming to a rest in a wooded area, officials told the paper.

The driver, Miranda Lashelle Webster, 27, of West Crosswinds Court in Mount Airy, was pulled from the car by deputies at the scene. She was not wearing a seat belt, according to the paper.

Deputies detained Webster until emergency services arrived. She was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and is listed in stable condition.

Webster will be charged with DWI, failure to stop for blue lights and sirens and other related charges. She is expected to be served with charges upon release from the hospital.

Read more: Mount Airy News