High-speed chase ends with crash in Gibson Co.

High-speed chase ends with crash early Wed.

GIBSON CO., Ind. (WFIE) - A high-speed chase ended with a crash in Gibson County Wednesday morning.

We don’t know yet why the chase started, but we’re told it began in Warrick County and went along IN 99 until the suspect, 45-year old Kevin Roach, turned onto I-69.

45-year old Kevin Roach of Evansville
45-year old Kevin Roach of Evansville (Source: Warrick County Sheriff's Office)

ISP says the chase ended on northbound I-69, near SR 168, when Roach’s vehicle hit stop sticks and crashed near the off ramp. Roach was taken then to a Evansville hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

According to the Warrick County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy also hit some stop sticks during the pursuit, but the deputy was not hurt.

Troopers say one other person was in the car when the chase started, but she was able to get out during the chase. She is being treated for minor injuries.

Traffic was backed up in the area while a tow truck worked to remove Roach’s car.

Roach is facing the following charges: criminal recklessness with vehicle, resisting law enforcement with vehicle, and reckless driving.

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