Coweta County woman leads police on dangerous high-speed chase

- Two PIT maneuvers were not enough to stop one Coweta County woman who led deputies and Georgia State Patrol on a lengthy chase.

It eventually took four flat tires to get 43-year old Jennifer Ann Martin to stop.

Video released to FOX 5 shows a deputy pursuing Martin on Dec. 12 on Highway 29. Authorities say Martin's tag was expired. She was also wanted for parole violation – probably the reason she refused to pull over.

When Martin turned on to Highway 154, deputies say it appeared she was heading to Interstate 85. But a Coweta County deputy performed the PIT maneuver.  While that usually ends with a stalled car and an arrest, somehow Martin was able to drive out of it.  

This was even after she had already driven over stop sticks which had flattened all four tires.  

At another intersection a state trooper also attempted to perform the PIT maneuver on Martin's car, but  once again, she was able to spin out of it.  

The video then shows Martin attempting to enter Interstate 85 again, with this time heading toward the southbound lanes.  

But that's where the chase ended, after Martin's car swerved and travelled down an embankment and into a ditch.

Four nights before these Coweta deputies were involved in a high speed chase with another woman. Shannon Atkinson was accused at swerving at officers involved in a manhunt.  This pursuit ended with the PIT maneuver near the Newnan town square.

MORE: Sheriff: Woman arrested after swerving at police, high-speed chase

Jennifer Martin is facing numerous charges including failure to maintain lane, speeding, reckless driving, driving while unlicensed, unlicensed vehicle, fleeing and attempting to elude police, parole violation, defective tires, aggressive driving, no seat belt, driving on the wrong side of the road, and driving in a restricted access area.  

She's being held in the Coweta County Jail without bond.

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