Man arrested after chase in Cades Cove Loop area

SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A spokeswoman for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park says a man was arrested after a chase in the Cades Cove Loop area.

It happened around 4:00 PM Sunday.

The spokeswoman says park rangers tried pulling over a car because the driver wasn't wearing a seat belt.

When the driver didn't stop, the rangers followed it for a little while. The driver eventually wrecked the car and ran.

He was arrested within 15 minutes and taken to the Sevier County Jail.

The person's name hasn't been released, as charges have not been finalized.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 254259971 - local8now.com/a?a=254259971