Jaiah Metcalf and Alazae Jeffrey Killed, Tayshawn Clayton Arrested in High-Speed Pursuit Accident
VACAVILLE, CA (June 4, 2020) — Two women identified as Jaiah Metcalf, 21, of Sacramento; and Alazae Jeffrey, 19, of Elk Grove, died in a pursuit crash.
CHP Solano spokesman Dave Harvey said they are unsure of the time of the crash. The collision happened near the AM-PM mini-market in the 1400 block of Alamo Drive at Alamo Lane on Monday, June 1.
According to Harvey, the police chase began on eastbound 80 Freeway. As the vehicle exited onto Alamo Drive, the pursuit was terminated and the car ended up in a crash.
Harvey identified the involved driver as Tayshawn Larun Clayton, 21, possibly of Sacramento. Officials rushed Clayton to a local hospital for treatment. Then they arrested and brought him to Solano County Jail, Harvey stated.
Clayton faces one count of evading police resulting in serious bodily injury or death, two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter, and one count of drug-related DUI resulting in bodily injury. Officials set the bail at $183, 333.
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