Huntsville police chase ends with driver crashing a car in a field

A driver is behind bars after Huntsville Police said he led them on a police chase, dumped the car, then caused an hours long search.

Posted: Aug. 16, 2018 4:36 AM
Updated: Aug. 16, 2018 7:34 AM

Huntsville Police say they’ve arrested a man after an overnight police chase.

The chase took place along South Triana Boulevard and ended on A Cleaner Way just after one Thursday morning. Police told WAAY 31 A Cleaner Way is a dead end road, and the driver drove the car through a field where he eventually crashed the car and took off running. Police set up a perimeter and brought in police dogs to help with the search.

It was just 3:30 AM when police found the driver hiding in the woods and were able to arrest him. There is no word on how this all started.

Huntsville Police are investigating.

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