Traffic stop leads to car chase

Published 06/23 2014 05:04PM

Updated 06/24 2014 11:03AM

MACON COUNTY -- Two people were sent to the hospital after a scary car chase. It happened Sunday night. Sheriff's deputies say they tried to pull over a 16-year old driver, but he took off instead. He ended up crashing through a fence onto I-72.

A 53-year old woman was driving on the interstate and was hit. Both were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No word why the 16-year old fled to begin with. State police and sheriff's deputies are investigating.

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