Report: Man drove his vehicle into a tree while fleeing police

March 30, 2022–5:25 p.m.


A Centre, Alabama man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Tuesday on a felony warrant charging him with serious injury by vehicle.

According to the warrant, 26-year old Alexander Preston Brown drove his vehicle into a tree while fleeing from police in the 700 block of Melson Road in Cave Spring back on December 6.

A female in his vehicle sustained a broken right femur in the crash.

Brown fled the scene on foot without rendering aid to the woman.

Brown is also charged with fleeing or attempting to elude, hit and run, too fast for conditions, failure to maintain a lane, obstruction of officers, and driving an unregistered vehicle.

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