Police chase ends outside Bankhead Tunnel on the Causeway

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE 12/7/19 (10:10 PM) Baldwin County Capt. Clint Cadenhead confirms the driver is 37-year-old JaJuan Lee Averhart. Averhart faces charges of DUI controlled substance, felon in possession of firearm, reckless endangerment and other charges by other agencies.

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A police chase has ended outside the Bankhead Tunnel on the Causeway.

The chase started in Baldwin County on I-65. The suspect was pursued down AL 225 to the Causeway. The suspect wrecked at the Bankhead Tunnel and fled on foot, but was soon apprehended.

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, Spanish Fort Police, Mobile Police and state troopers responded to the scene.

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