Car chase results in crash into Bojangles on Mike Padgett Hwy.

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AUGUSTA, Ga (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office say they became involved in a vehicle pursuit after a subject in a black SUV almost hit a deputy’s patrol car on Tobacco Rd.

The suspect in custody has been identified as Traequan Cox. Cox is facing a dozen charges.

After the subject refused to pull over, deputies were led on a car chase down Tobacco Rd. and Mike Padgett Hwy.

The subject drove the black SUV inside the Bojangles. The driver then fled on foot where he was taken into custody a block away.

There were no reported injuries.

Repairs to the building are underway – the dining area remains closed but the drive-thru is open.

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