Suspect in custody after chase and crash in downtown Augusta

Suspect in custody after chase and crash in downtown Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident on Washington Road at I-20 East Bound Tuesday where a 2008 Isuzu Landscaping Truck which was later discovered as stolen from Columbia County, rear ended another vehicle.

Deputies identified the suspect as 25 year old Brandon Wade. They say he fled the scene of the accident. Crist was later seen driving the 2008 Isuzu Truck on Greene Street where he failed to stop for Richmond County Sheriff's Office Deputies which led to a chase.

During the chase, deputies say Crist struck three full sized pick-up trucks that belong to Richmond County Code Enforcement which were parked in front of the Municipal Building on Greene Street.

Crist was taken to the hospital for an evaluation and will later be arrested and booked into the Charles B. Webster Detention Center.

Crist is charged with following too Closely, Fleeing and Eluding, Hit and Run, DUI and Reckless Driving.

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