A Lexington woman is in jail after crashing her car into a Lincoln County deputy’s car during a police pursuit through parts of two counties, police said.
April Wallace, 36, was being pursued about 4:30 p.m. by a Stanford officer who suspected her of shoplifting, according to a release from Kentucky State Police.
Police chased Wallace from Lincoln County to Garrard County. During the pursuit, Wallace hit a Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy’s vehicle with her car. Two Lincoln County deputies were treated for minor injuries.
The chase ended with Wallace losing control of her car and crashing into a ditch on U.S. 27 South.
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Wallace was charged with evading police, reckless driving, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and two counts of wanton endangerment and assault. She was taken to the Lincoln County Detention Center.