Rhode Island (July 3, 2011) According to police the chase began after Gloria Hodge drove through an Independence Day parade barrier around 7:20 p.m. in Randolph Massachusetts. The woman, driving a 1994 Toyota, then attempted to flee the scene on I-95 South. Massachusetts State Police were led on a high speed chase south on Interstate 95, around Exit 4 Police unsuccessfully tried to end the chase with stop sticks. Massachusetts State Police called off the chase as they approached the Rhode Island state line. The Gloria Hodge lost control of her vehicle at Exit 29, where she crashed into an embankment and struck a pole around 7:40p.m. The Fire Department needed to use the jaws of life to free the woman from the wreckage. Rhode Island State Police have not released details of the driver’s injuries or if charges have been filed.
Update: According to Randolph Police a warrant has been issued to charge Gloria Hodge with assault with a dangerous weapon, driving to endanger and failure to stop for a police officer.