THOMASVILLE, NC - An elderly woman had to be airlifted to the hospital after a man speeding away from police crashed into her bedroom while she was sleeping, police confirm.
Thomasville Police said they saw a car speeding on Business 85, but when they tried to pull the car over a chase started.
The officer chased the car down Mendenhall St to Cox Ave and then to Culbreth Ave. Minutes later, officers found the car in a house in the 200 block of Tremont Street.
The car crashed into the bedroom of a 94-year-old who was sleeping. She had serious injuries and was flown by AirCare to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital.
She is currently listed in critical condition but is stable.
Three people in the car were also injured. Two were taken to Thomasville Medical center and one was taken to Baptist Hospital. Police say their conditions are unknown, but they do not believe them to be life threatening.
Police say charges are still pending against the driver, and they believe alcohol was involved.