Two shoplifters caused an auto accident while fleeing the scene of the crime in Trion.
The two suspected shoplifters were fleeing police response to Trion walmart when they caused a three vehicle crash by running a stop sign. The driver and the passenger were transported to a local hospital by Redmond EMS for minor injuries. The two reported to the responding officers that they were “from the Chattanooga area” and were “just going to Atlanta.” The officers searched their car and found the gift cards that the two were suspected of stealing.
Both suspects will be booked into the Chattooga County Jail once they are released from the hospital. Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash and are expected to bring their own charges against the pair.