Police chase ends in rollover crash in Ionia, driver arrested
IONIA, Mich. (WILX) - A man attempting to elude police in Ionia totaled his SUV, resulting with him being trapped inside the vehicle.
Around 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday, officers with the Ionia Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop on South Dexter Street near Steele Street. Police said the driver of the Dodge Durango failed to stop and accelerated to turn east onto Riverside Drive.
The vehicle eventually struck a car parked in a driveway near Cleveland Street before rolling down a small embankment. The driver was trapped inside his vehicle but was alert while being rescued by emergency responders using hydraulic tools. He was taken to Sparrow Ionia Hospital with minor injures.
Upon his release from the hospital, he was taken into custody, charged with:
- Flee and Elude
- Possession of Methamphetamine
- Parole Violation Warrant
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