Two people are in the hospital after a car chase in eastern Iowa just after midnight on Friday.
According to the Iowa State Patrol, a trooper tried to stop the driver of a PT Cruiser, 18-year-old Tiea Griffith, of Mechanicsville, on County Road X73 in Jones County. Griffith sped off and lost control into the ditch where the vehicle rolled onto its side.
Both Griffith and the passenger, 20-year-old Samantha Brewer of Muscatine, were transported to St. Luke’s Hospital.
The accident remains under investigation and charges are pending.