Clay County Sheriff's Office deputies are on the scene of an active investigation in Orange Park where an overturned vehicle flipped over and caught on fire.
The suspect was being chased by deputies in a Honda Odyssey after the van hit a deputy and fled.
During the pursuit the van left the roadway, hit a tree and overturned.
The driver fled the scene of the crash and was chased by deputies on foot, according to CCSO.
The suspect, 20-year-old Matthew Scott of Orange Park, was apprehended and has serious injuries from the crash.
Still damage off Old Jennings Rd. in Clay Co. where a vehicle chase ended in a crash. AT 6 I'll tell you who's facing charges. pic.twitter.com/nVZhhuprxM— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) December 7, 2017
19-year-old Alexis Parker was a passenger in the van and also obtained serious injuries.
Scott is being charged with reckless driving with serious bodily injury and leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury.
CCSO said the scene is active and more information will be released as soon as it becomes available.
According to @ccsofl more charges against Scott are pending. They tell me this is still an active investigation.— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) December 7, 2017
Clay @ccsofl Sheriff investigators working something in Orange Park near Knight Boxx Road and Old Jennings Road.— John Bachman (@BachmanANjax) December 7, 2017
Charges include reckless driving, leaving the scene of a crash. https://t.co/o9wEATF0b2— Kevin Clark (@KevinANjax) December 7, 2017
New details now from FHP: car struck a tree, flipped while chased by deputies. The two people inside were transported to OPMC with serious injuries. The driver reportedly tried to run after the crash. https://t.co/CqYRTWgiMU— Kevin Clark (@KevinANjax) December 7, 2017
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