Video of wrong way chase on I-85


NOW FROM THE NEWS STATION THIS IS 7 NEWS LIVE AT 5. TRIM TO — 7 NEWS IS LIVE AT 5. THIS DASH CAMERA VIDEO SHOWS YOU A CHASE INVOLVING GREENVILLE HOSPITAL SYSTEM POLICE. OFFICIALS SAY THE SUSPECT LED THEM DOWN I 85 IN THE WRONG DIRECTION FOR MILES. TONIGHT WE ARE GETTING A LOOK AT THE DANGEROUS PURSUIT FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE. 7 NEWS REPORTER BRIANNA SMITH HAS VIDEO YOU WILL ONLY SEE HERE. Reporter: WHEN GREENVILLE HOSPITAL POLICE TRY TO STOP IT DRIVER FOR RUNNING A RED LIFE — RED LIGHT HE TOOK OFF GETTING EXTREMELY CLOSE TO INNOCENT DRIVERS. A FORMER DEPUTY IS WORKING ON A DEVICE TO PROTECT PEOPLE IN THESE EXACT SITUATIONS. HE TRIED TO HIT ME. Reporter: A HIGH-SPEED CHASE DOWN A MAJOR INTERSTATE. DANGEROUS AT BEST. BUT WHEN YOU FLIP IT AROUND AND HAVE A WRONG WEIGHT CHASE. IS ONE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS SITUATIONS YOU CAN BE AND. Reporter: DEPUTIES SAY FLAVIO HERNANDEZ WAS BEHIND THE WHEEL LEAVING THEM — LEADING THEM 25 MILES FROM GREENVILLE TO SPARTANBURG COUNTY WEAVING THROUGH ONCOMING TRAFFIC. THIS IS ONE SITUATION THEY HAVE TO STOP . Reporter: THIS TROOPER SLAMMED INTO HERNANDEZ’S CAR BEFORE TO GET WORSE. THIS IS A SCENE THAT FORMER PICKENS COUNTY DEPUTY TIM MORGAN KNOWS ALL TOO WELL. WITNESSING A 2008 CHASE THAT ENDED WITH AN INNOCENT FATHER DEAD. IT WAS PROBABLY THE ONE EVENT THAT BOTHER ME IN MY CAREER MORE THAN ANY OTHER. Reporter: HE CREATED PURSUIT ALERT AN APP THAT OFFICERS TURN ON WHEN THE CHASE IS INITIATED THAT WILL SEND OUT THIS ALERT. ATTENTION. HACK — HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT IN PROGRESS. Reporter: TO ANYONE THAT HAS THE APP WITHIN A THREE-MILE RADIUS WARNING THEM OF DANGERS LIKE THIS. IN THIS CASE HAD PEOPLE GOTTEN AN ALERT THEY, PULL OFF TO THE SIDE OF THE ROAD UNTIL THE DIRECT PASSES. Reporter: SUPER SCARY VIDEO FOR ANYBODY WHO IS EVER SEEN A WRONG WAY DRIVER. WE WANT TO MENTION THAT HERNANDEZ IS OUT OF JAIL RIGHT NOW ON BOND. HE HAS A HEARING AT THE END OF THE MONTH. HE TURNS AROUND ON THE INTERSTATE TO GO THE WRONG WAY WHAT IS THE POLICY? WHAT ARE THE RULES FOR THEM DOING THAT? PEOPLE COULD GET HURT. Reporter: THEY NEED TO MAKE SURE THE THREAT IS OUT OF THE WAY AND THAT IS WHAT THEY WERE TRYING TO DO IN THIS SITUATION. IF YOU WERE GOING THE RIGHT WAY THEN THEY MIGHT LEAVE HIM ALONE BUT THE FACT THAT HE WAS DRIVING THE WRONG WAY AND COULD HURT OTHER PEOPLE THEY WERE ON

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