HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Police closed Memorial Parkway at the northbound Bob Wallace Drive access point after a chase ended in a crash.
ALEA says around 5:30 p.m., Friday troopers tried to stop a 2008 Lincoln Town Car for speeding on Highway 53. ALEA says the driver, James Ginn, 23, of New Hope, initially stopped but attempted to drive away. Huntsville Police located the crashed vehicle on Blake Bottom Road near Stringfield Road.
Troopers later observed Ginn in the company of Heather Walker, 34, of Owens Cross Roads.
Both suspects ended up in a Ford F-250 driven by Raymond Hundley, 34, of Huntsville. While attempting to flee from ALEA Troopers on Alabama Highway 53, Hundley’s vehicle left the roadway on Memorial Parkway and struck a utility pole.
All three subjects bailed from the truck. Hundley and Walker were apprehended. Ginn has not been located at this time.
ALEA says troopers located an SKS rifle and narcotics in Hundley’s vehicle.
Walker and Hundley were transported to the Madison County Jail. Hundley was charged with second-degree attempted assault on a law enforcement officer, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance.
Walker was charged with attempting to allude and was a wanted felon out of Madison County.
According to ALEA, Hundley is being held on a $27,000 bond. Walker is being held on a $6,000 bond. Formal charges on Ginn are pending.
The crash damaged a utility pole and caused a power outage in the area. Crews with Huntsville Utilities expect repairs to take several hours. Access to the Parkway will be limited near Whole Foods.
No injuries were reported.