Dispatch: Chase ends on Owensboro’s Blue Bridge with 1 in custody

Dispatch: Chase ends on Owensboro’s Blue Bridge with 1 in custody

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - A chase from Spencer County into Daviess County ended with an arrest Friday morning.

According to Spencer County dispatch, it ended on the Blue Bridge around 9 a.m.

We learned that a deputy tried to pull someone over on the Indiana side of the river.

They say the driver didn’t stop and continued to the Blue Bridge and into a construction zone before hitting a vehicle.

Officers with the Owensboro Police Department say the driver then got out of the vehicle and ran before being taken into custody on the bridge.

They say that driver is a 17-year-old male. He is being charged with wanton endangerment, disorderly conduct, driving under the influence, and leaving the scene of an accident.

They also say he didn’t have a license.

Authorities say the bridge is back open.

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