AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A man is behind bars after stealing a rental car and leading a Richmond County deputy on a chase last night in Augusta.
Around 8 p.m., a deputy attempted to pull-over 19-year-old Rayvon Lane over after he ran a stop sign. It was then that Lane led the deputy on a chase from Tubman Home Road, onto Olive Road, and finally M.L.K. Boulevard, where he ran a red light, causing an accident with multiple vehicles.
Several people were injured, including children, but none of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening.
While investigating, deputies learned the vehicle Lane was driving was a stolen rental car.
Lane faces the following charges:
- Theft by Taking (misdemeanor) – For stolen rental car
- Fleeing/Attempting to Elude
- Reckless Driving
- Driving without a license
- Failure to stop at a stop sign