COLUMBIA -Spray-painted pink lines on the intersection of McBaine and Ash streets in Columbia mark the directions in which different cars were traveling before being caught up in a multi-vehicle accident.
The smashed car, left, of Anthony Jacobs lies on the curb of McBaine Street. Police were chasing Jacobs, under warrant for absconding on parole, when his car spun out and hit a telephone pole.
According to a news release from the Columbia Police Department, Anthony Jacobs, 27, who was wanted for violating his parole, was seen by a Street Crimes officer as he was driving a blue Camaro near the intersection. The Camero had been reported stolen in Warrenton on Wednesday.
Jacobs attempted to elude the police officer by turning south on McBaine where he struck a black 2002 Chevy S-10 before running into a telephone pole, the release said. The truck's driver, Daniel Hood, 42, was driving west on Ash on his way home from work. His vehicle spun and the airbags were deployed. He was wearing his seat belt.
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