top of page
Search

Motorcycle pursuit ends with crash in Henry County




HENRY COUNTY, VA – A 20-year-old man is behind bars for leading law enforcement on a high speed chase on Thursday morning.


A Henry County Sheriff’s deputy noticed a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed on Greensboro Road shortly before 10 a.m.


The motorcycle was speeding recklessly; going 98 miles per hour in a 45 miles per hour zone, according to authorities.


The deputy tried to get the motorcycle to stop, but the driver refused and continued north on Greensboro Road.


The pursuit entered Martinsville and the city police department join and assisted in the incident.


The driver attempted to turn left onto Kohler Road from Virginia Avenue, lost control and crashed.


The driver was identified as Adon Carothers, of Pottsville, Arkansas, who was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Eluding law enforcement

  • Reckless driving

  • Driving on a suspended license

  • Drive with no motorcycle endorsement

  • No vehicle registration

  • No insurance


The Fieldale-Collinsville Rescue Squad evaluated Carothers for possible injuries from the crash.


The Virginia State Police is investigating the crash.




3,136 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All
bottom of page