Deputies: Witness to shoplifting cuts off suspect’s van, causes crash

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Published: Aug. 22, 2022 at 9:10 AM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Emergency crews were called to a crash shortly before 9 a.m. Monday.

It happened at Highway 41 and I-69

Deputies say a van crashed into the guardrail, and driver had minor scrapes and abrasions.

They say they were told the driver was the suspect in a shoplifting that happened at a gas station on Highway 41 in Henderson.

Deputies say a witness to the shoplifting followed the suspect, cut him off, and caused the crash.

They say the witness was gone when they arrived.

Deputies say the driver/shoplifting suspect also had a suspended license.