FIRST ON 9: Greenville man flees traffic stop, crashes car into house

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville Police have arrested a man after he fled a traffic stop, eventually crashing his car into a house.

33-year-old Sorquail Anthony Tyson is now at the Pitt County Detention Center.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the Moyewood neighborhood.

Police said they had already stopped Tyson when he drove off, crashing into a house going around 5 or 10 miles per hour.

Police said the crash occurred near the intersection of Paige Dr. and Conley St. Tyson had warrants out on him and drugs in his possession.

He faces a number of charges, including resisting arrest, various drug counts, and charges stemming from his warrants.


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