Milton high speed chase ends in crash

MILTON — A Milton man is facing charges including DUI and fleeing and eluding police after a crash early Sunday morning in Northumberland County. State police say around 12:30am, they tried to stop a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Jordan McEvoy, who fled south on Route 147. McEvoy exited onto Route 642 and drove through Milton.


The pursuit continued through Milton until McEvoy crashed his vehicle at the intersection of Red Hill and Muddy Run Road. Both McEvoy and his passenger, 29-year-old Jonathan Scott of Milton, had to be rescued from the vehicle by emergency personnel. They were taken to Geisinger Medical Center for treatment of moderate injuries and and they were treated and released Sunday.


McEvoy is facing multiple charges for the incident. Buffalo Valley, Watsontown and Milton Police assisted state police during the incident. (Ali Stevens)




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