Columbus police have released the name of the man who allegedly fled a traffic stop before being involved in a two-vehicle wreck that injured a woman and her three children.
Lajay Jenkins, 35, faces numerous eight traffic citations and two drug charges stemming from the incident at South Lumpkin Road and Wise Street.
Authorities said an officer was patrolling the area of Blan Street around 6:10 p.m. Friday when she saw Jenkins driving a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo with a cracked windshield. She attempted to make a traffic stop on the vehicle.
Officials said Jenkins didn’t stop and was involved in a two-vehicle crash moments later.
Kayla Littleton, 25, was driving a 1995 GMC Jimmy with three children and a 17-year-old inside. She was headed north in the outside lane on South Lumpkin Road near its intersection with Wise Street.
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