Keron Hamilton (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Police say driver going 106 MPH arrested after chase

A man clocked at 106 MPH took off when a trooper tried to stop him on Akers Mill Road in Atlanta Tuesday afternoon, police say.

Keron Hamilton, 25, of Stone Mountain, led police on a chase along I-75 South in northwest Atlanta, Georgia State Patrol told Channel 2 Action News.

Trooper Haran Baylor told the news station Hamilton weaved recklessly in and out of traffic before he got on Hamilton Drive going the wrong direction.

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He then hit another car as he got on I-75 at Mount Paran Road, Channel 2 reported.

That car then hit the median, but kept going, Baylor said.

 “We're trying to locate it,” Baylor told Channel 2.

Keron Hamilton (Credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Office)

But the car Hamilton was driving started smoking and Hamilton ran off, Baylor said.

A tractor trailer blocked Hamilton on the shoulder, where he was arrested.

His passenger, Niyara Fuller, was also arrested, the GSP said.

Hamilton had a suspended license, which may have been why he decided to run from police. 

He faces charges of reckless driving, speeding, fleeing and alluding and driving on a suspended license.

Hamilton was taken to the Cobb County jail.

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