Chase involving suspected DUI ends with vehicle almost crashing into house, catching fire

DUI chase ends with vehicle crashing into house, catching fire on Germantown Road. (Image: WTVC)

Chattanooga Dispatch confirms crews worked to put out a vehicle fire on Germantown Road early Thursday morning.

Walker County dispatchers tell us this is related to a high-speed chase involving a suspected DUI that started in their county.

Sheriff Steve Wilson says the driver told them a man in the car was holding a gun to her head, stopping her from pulling over.

Wilson says a gun was thrown from the car during the chase.

Wilson says all three people in the car will face charges.

Police identified the driver as 30-year-old Ashley Nicole Stailey, the male passenger as 27-year-old Joshua David Cordell, and the female passenger as 28-year-old Alisha Michelle Mangrum.

We're told the driver almost crashed into a home, and the vehicle caught fire.

No word on if anyone was hurt, or what charges the suspect will face.

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