Calhoun man arrested after GSP trooper ends high-speed chase with PIT maneuver in Gordon County

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, On March 4th, 2023, at 10:55 AM, a 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis being driven by Shane Lamare Hollingsworth, 35, of Calhoun, was traveling west on Franklin Road. Shane was fleeing and attempting to elude Trooper Cantrell’s marked Georgia State Patrol vehicle employing all emergency equipment. Trooper Cantrell was traveling west on Franklin Road behind Shane. Trooper Cantrell made the decision to initiate the Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT) in an attempt to terminate the pursuit. According to the report, The trooper pulled along the driver’s side of the Mercury, made contact with the right rear side area of the Mercury with its right front push bumper, and initiated the PIT. The Mercury rotated clockwise and came to a controlled final rest on Franklin Road, facing in a south direction. The patrol vehicle came to a controlled final rest with the push bumper against the Mercury’s driver’s door facing west in the eastbound lane of Franklin Road.” The Mercury suffered minor damage to the left side and left rear bumper from the PIT. The patrol suffered slight damage to the push bumper. Shane was taken into custody and booked into the Gordon County Jail, charged with driving while license suspended or revoked, failure to appear, failure to appear, insurance, failure to maintain lane, fleeing/attempting to elude a police officer for a felony offense, distracted driving, speeding (93/55), racing on highways or streets, reckless driving, driving on the wrong side of the roadway, and willful obstruction of law enforcement officers.

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