MERIDAN, MS : 21-year-old motorcyclist dead after police chase results in crash on Sunday, 19th November 2023
A 21-year-old motorcyclist is dead after a police chase resulted in a crash in Meridian.
According to WTOK News, the incident occurred near Highway 39 early Sunday morning.
William Noah Jenkins, 21, was driving a motorcycle when a Meridian Police officer initiated a traffic stop for reckless driving. Jenkins attempted to evade Meridian Police and reached speeds of almost 100 mph.
During the police chase, a car pulled out in front of Jenkins on the highway, causing him to crash into the back of the vehicle.