TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - On Tuesday evening just before 7:00, police received a call of a domestic disturbance taking place inside of a pick-up truck on US41 in Southern Vigo County.
Witnesses reported seeing a female jump out of a red Chevy pick-up, the driver of the truck, Shane Jenkins, 28 from Rosedale, Indiana chased the female down on the roadway with the truck.
Off-duty Vigo County Deputy Chris Jones was in the area and overheard the radio traffic.
Jones located the vehicle on US 41 near Allendale Hill.
The deputy attempted to stop the vehicle, Jenkins then fled through the grassy median, northbound at a high rate of speed.
As the suspect neared the intersection of US 41 and Springhill, Jenkins ran the red light and crashed into a vehicle driving westbound driven by Ciarra Grigsby of Terre Haute.
Grigsby's vehicle then collided with Deputy Jones' police car.
The deputy swerved, but was unable to avoided hitting a vehicle driven by Keith O'Neal of Sullivan.
The truck being driven by Jenkins then collided with a lamp post in a parking lot near 3rd and Springhill.
Jenkins then tried to flee the scene.
After making sure Grigsby and O'Neal were conscious, Deputy Jones chased and apprehended Jenkins on foot.
The pickup truck Jenkins was driving was stolen from Clinton, Indiana, and the license plate on that truck was stolen from Terre Haute.
Jenkins was wanted on a felony auto theft warrant.
Jenkins was charged with criminal recklessness with a vehicle, felony resisting law enforcement, auto theft and possession of stolen property.
Jenkins was then transported to Union Hospital, while being treated he slipped out of his handcuffs and ran out of a nearby exit door.
Within minutes police were able to locate him.
After Jenkins fled from Union Hospital, police learned he gained entry into a parked vehicle and stole items from that vehicle.
Police added additional charges of escape, unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle, theft and resisting arrest.
No serious injuries were reported.
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