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Motorcycle Pursuit Ends in Collision in Warren County

Date of News Release: 02/23/2016

(Bowling Green, KY) - Today at approx. 12:54 pm the Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green was contacted by the Warren County Sheriff's Department in reference to a motorcycle they attempted to make a traffic stop on who fled and they were actively pursuing.

A Deputy with the Warren County Sheriff's Department attempted to make a traffic stop on a blue 2008 Suzuki motorcycle on Morgantown Road when the operator failed to yield and led the Deputies on a pursuit on multiple roadways. The pursuit came to an end on Russellville Road near the intersection of John Jones Road when the operator of the motorcycle collided with a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicle being operated by Deputy Brian Wise of the Warren County Sheriff's Department.

Deputy Wise was transported by the Medical Center EMS to the Medical Center in Bowling Green where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The operator of the motorcycle has been identified as Alexander Meador (23) of Auburn, KY. He was airlifted from the scene by Air Evac and transported to TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville where he is listed in critical condition.

The investigation is still ongoing and being led Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green. No other information is available for release at this time.