UPDATE: The driver of yesterday’s elude was arrested; the passenger was released at the scene. The driver was Trevarese Levelle Allen, 30, of Virginia. He has been charged with attempting to elude police by vehicle, attempting to elude police by foot, reckless driving, and six counts of reckless endangering.
A car crashed after attempting to elude Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) deputies this afternoon in Eagle Point.
A JCSO deputy attempted to pull over a black 2015 BMW around 12 pm on Highway 62 at South Shasta Avenue after observing the vehicle driving recklessly. The suspect vehicle eluded and crashed into two other cars on Highway 62 near Dutton Road. One suspect was taken into custody from the vehicle. Another suspect fled on foot and was picked up by an uninvolved motorist.
Medford Police Department (MPD) officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and apprehended the suspect. One victim from the crash was transported to a local hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time.
One lane of traffic is open on the north and south lanes of Highway 62 from Dutton Road to Shasta Avenue while Oregon State Police is investigating the accident.
Both occupants from the suspect vehicle are in custody. MPD and Eagle Point Police Department assisted with the elude and arrest. This is an open and ongoing investigation.
Courtesy of JCSO