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Suspect flees IN police, arrested in Metro after ramming police car

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Mackensy D. Curry (Source: LMDC) Mackensy D. Curry (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A police chase that started in southern Indiana during a domestic violence run ended in Louisville with a police car hit by the fleeing vehicle which later overturned.

Early May 11, Louisville Metro Police were notified that Clarksville officer were in pursuit of a car that was heading across the Clark Memorial Bridge into Kentucky. When the fleeing car got to the foot of the bridge at Main Street, Metro officers were waiting. The arrest report says the fleeing car intentionally rammed a police car and headed west on Main Street running red lights.

When the car reached Dr. W. J. Hodge Street, it turned left and headed the wrong way on the one way northbound street. At Hodge and Jefferson Streets, the driver lost control of the vehicle which struck a parked car and overturned.

LMPD officers arrested Mackensy D. Curry, 28, of Jeffersonville, Indiana. He was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on charges of wanton endangerment, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, reckless driving and operating a vehicle with a suspended or revoked license.

Police said Curry, who was fleeing, smelled strongly of alcohol and admitted to drinking before the accident.

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