Slow-Speed Police Chase Goes Down Wrong Side of the Parkway
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police found themselves in a middle of a slow but very dangerous chase on Memorial Parkway early Monday morning.
Around 2 a.m. police saw the driver of an SUV traveling south in the northbound lanes on the Parkway at Governors Drive.
Policea caught up with him at at Martin Road, but he turned around on the Parkway. Police then drove parallel to him, at speeds of about 38 miles per hour. They were able to get stop sticks in front of the SUV near University Drive, and the chase ended.
Fortunately, there were no other drivers on the Parkway at that time.
Police charged the man with D.U.I. and several traffic violations.