Suspect Crashes Car After Forcing Out Woman In Wheelchair

Posted at 10:56 AM, Jun 25, 2018

Police in Tennessee say a man forced a woman in a wheelchair out of her car before he stole and crashed the vehicle.

Oak Ridge police tell news outlets the woman wasn't injured when the carjacking occurred Saturday in a restaurant parking lot.

Deputies with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office located the vehicle in Clinton and a pursuit ensued. The suspect crashed the vehicle near an intersection. He was transported to the University of Tennessee medical Center for treatment of undisclosed injuries. His identity and condition weren't released.

Criminal charges are pending and the incident remains under investigation.