Lexington police have identified the man who was arrested Wednesday night after a police chase in which the suspect allegedly hit five cars while trying to flee.
No one was seriously hurt, and officers soon determined that the man they arrested was wanted elsewhere.
Kerry Russell Jones, 29, was wanted by multiple jurisdictions, including Louisville, on more than 15 warrants, including escaping from jail, assaulting police officer, and fleeing and evading, Lexington police said.
The chase began shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday and ended soon afterward at Nicholasville Road and Zandale Drive.
Police said Officer Kyle Toms, who was about to refuel his cruiser at a Nicholasville Road Speedway station, noticed a car rapidly pulling out of the station. Police had just received a stolen-vehicle report about the white Chevrolet Lumina that Toms saw. The car had been reported stolen earlier from a Thornton's station on Elkhorn Drive.
When the officer followed, the vehicle took off, police said.
Police said the car ran through an intersection, colliding with one car and ricocheting into four other vehicles before coming to a stop.
The driver got out of the car and ran. Jones was later arrested behind Signature Furniture.
Jones was charged with receiving stolen property, first-degree wanton endangerment, leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, fleeing and evading, and driving on the wrong side of the road. He was being held in the Fayette County Detention Center.