Highway 127 in Bethlehem is closed from Teague Town Road to Heritage Farm Road at this hour.
Hickory Police officers were in pursuit of what is being called a “break-in suspect”…. The pursuit at high speed entered Alexander County and ended with a head on collision. The suspect was driving a passenger car which struck a pickup truck. The driver of the truck has been taken Frye Regional Medical Center in Hickory with undisclosed injuries. The suspect was not injured significantly and is in the custody of Hickory Police.
No word on how long the section of Highway 127 will be closed…More to follow…Hickory Police, The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office, and the North Carolina Highway Patrol are on the scene.