Man arrested after attempting to elude, crashing car near Drake Ave.

Corey O’Brien Fuqua
Corey O’Brien Fuqua(Madison County Jail)
Published: Sep. 12, 2023 at 6:29 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2023 at 8:49 AM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - One person was apprehended on Tuesday evening following a short pursuit that led to a single-vehicle wreck.

Huntsville Police Department officials say an officer attempted to stop a car that was traveling northbound on Memorial Parkway near Martin Road. The driver did not stop and the officer pursued them.

The officer terminated the pursuit after they lost sight of the car. Per HPD, the car was found near Ivy Ave. and Drake Ave. in a single-vehicle wreck.

The driver attempted to flee from the wreck on foot but was arrested by officers.

Corey O’Brien Fuqua, age 53, was charged with the following:

  • Attempting to elude a police officer
  • Obstruction of governmental operations
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Violation probation/revocation warrants from the Sheriff’s Office (three charges)

Fuqua was booked without bond in the Madison County Jail.

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