Pa. Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Assault, Police Chase

Pa. Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Assault, Police Chase

According to the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office, a Pennsylvania man will spend seven years behind bars in connection to a high speed chase that ended in a serious crash last April.
FREDERICK, Md. - According to the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office, a Pennsylvania man will spend seven years behind bars in connection to a high speed chase that ended in a serious crash last April.

Court officials say James Lester Myers II, 28, pleaded guilty to three counts of second degree assault, one count of fleeing and eluding police, one count of driving under the influence, and one county of failure to control speed to avoid a collision.

As we’ve reported, on April 18, 2013 troopers in Carroll County pulled over Myers for having expired tags. He then fled from police into Frederick County, where he hit two troopers with his truck and also sideswiped a state police car.

The crashed ended when Myers crashed his truck into a car on Old Annapolis Road in Libertytown, and then hit a tree.

Police say the two people inside the car were treated for minor injuries and released from Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Myers was seriously injured and flown to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. No troopers or deputies were injured in the chase.

The court sentenced Myers to 26 years, 212 days, suspended all but seven years to serve in the Department of Corrections after he pleaded guilty. 

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