Driver in Bristol, VA chase, crash facing possible charges in Sullivan County, TN

Austin Rush (Source: Washington County, VA Sheriff's Office)

BRISTOL, VA (WJHL) – A driver involved in a high-speed chase in Washington County, VA is facing a list of charges in a two-car crash that injured several others Friday night.

The crash happened at the Exit 7 ramp of Interstate 81 and Airport Road in Bristol, VA.

According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, 20-year-old Austin James Rush is facing charges of reckless driving, endangering law enforcement and driving on a revoked license.

Rush is currently being held without bond at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Abingdon.

“Our office is currently working with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office on possible additional charges,” stated Sheriff Newman.

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