On December 27, 2015 at approximately 9:30 p.m. a Chesterfield County Police Officer observed a Mercedes sedan traveling at a high rate of speed in the 15700 block of Woods Edge Road. The officer attempted to stop the Mercedes which sped away from the scene traveling north on Woods Edge Road. A short time later the Mercedes lost control and struck a Nissan sedan traveling south on Woods Edge Road. The Mercedes came to rest in the ditch in the 14400 block of Wood Edge Road. The driver fled the area on foot and was subsequently arrested at a nearby residence.
The driver was identified as Michael Jackson of the 1400 block of Cameron Avenue. Jackson, 28, was charged with felony eluding police, felony hit and run, reckless driving and driving on a revoked operator license.
The adult driver of the Nissan and two adult passengers in the Mercedes were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.