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High Speed Chase Through Austin Ends In Garage

Updated: 04/25/2014 10:46 PM
Created: 04/25/2014 11:01 AM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- On Thursday, a Rochester woman led police on a high speed pursuit before crashing her vehicle and fleeing on foot.

Police say 31-year-old Kijafa Parsons was driving over 90 miles-per-hour on Highway 218 when she was stopped by an officer for speeding.

During the traffic stop, authorities said Parsons fled, driving erratically at more than 80 miles-per-hour down 14th Street.

Because of danger to the public, the officer ended the pursuit, but Parsons was spotted a short time later by another officer who then began following her.

Police said Parsons tried to make a turn in Southeast Austin when her front tire collapsed on itself.

Parsons then fled on foot and was found a short time later hiding in a nearby garage.

Parsons, who had a warrant for her arrest in Olmsted County, will now likely face a number of charges that could include reckless driving, felony fleeing, driving after revocation, speeding, and a gross misdemeanor for providing false information to a police officer.

Kijafa Parsons
Mower County Jail
Photo credit: MGN


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