Orlando Car Chase Provides Daytime TV Drama

By Andrew Gauthier 

Orlando Sentinel

Orlando television stations relayed a strange, two-county car chase this afternoon because of safety concerns and the story’s unusual nature.

“This is dramatic, gut-wrenching television,” WFTV-Ch. 9 news director Bob Jordan said. “The guy was an absolute threat to the public safety. WDBO simulcast our coverage so drivers would know of the threat.”


Stations reported that the chase began with a car-jacking in Brevard, which turned into a chase through Brevard and Orange counties. More…