31-Year-Old Worcester Man Identified as Operator of Pickup Truck Involved in Police Chase on Shrewsbury St.

by | Apr 24, 2018 | Crime | 0 comments

WORCESTER – The operator of a truck involved in a police chase early Tuesday morning that resulted in extensive damage to parked cars in the Shrewsbury St. area has been identified.

According to the Worcester Police Department, 31-year-old Christopher Mason of Worcester was driving a pickup truck and struck three parked cars on Chilmark St., a building on Albany St., a semi-trailer on Muskeego St. and three more vehicles on Wilson St while attempting to flee from police just before 3 AM on Tuesday.

SEE VIDEOS BELOW: Police Chase and Arrest of Christopher Mason

One of the vehicles Mason struck on Chilmark St was occupied by a 21-year-old female from Worcester who sustained back and neck injuries and was transported to the hospital.

Mason ignored police when officers attempted to stop him on Shrewsbury St. Mason drove to Casco St., continued on to Albany St., Muskeego St, and back on Shrewsbury St, before ultimately being stopped and arrested on Wilson St.

Officers found six small bags of cocaine in the vehicle after Mason was arrested.

Mason, of 16 Steward Street, Apartment 2, Worcester was charged with Assault to Murder, Disturbing the Peace, Operator Failing to Wear a Seatbelt, Leaving the Scene of Personal Injury, Leaving the Scene of Property Damage, Operating Negligently so as to Endanger, Failure to Stop for Police, Possession of Class B Substance, and Stop Sign Violation.

 

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