Hattiesburg police chase ends in crash

A Hattiesburg man is in jail in Lamar County after fleeing from authorities and crashing into two vehicles, slighty injuring its drivers.

Christopher Slayton, 32, is charged with DUI, refusal and felony evading. It all started Tuesday night when authorities received cellphone calls a motorist was driving recklessly on Hwy11, hitting speeds of 80 mph.

Deputies located the SUV on Oak Grove Road, where the driver turned onto Friend Road -a dead end street. The driver ran through yards and took out mailboxes. The drier also ran two deputy cars off the road before getting back onto Oak Grove Road.
Two blocks later, the driver crashed into two cars at the intersection of Oak Grove and Lincoln Roads.
None of the drivers nor slayton were seriously injured.