ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Undercover police officers were attempting to arrest a suspect with active felony warrants on Wednesday afternoon. The man sped away during a traffic stop and officers pursued.
The police chase took officers into Illinois where officers dropped spike strips to try to stop the vehicle. The pursuit then headed back into Missouri.
As they crossed the Poplar Street Bridge and exited south onto I-55, the suspect vehicle was involved in a minor accident on I-55 near 7th Street. Officers exited their vehicles and arrested the suspect without incident.
The suspect is now under arrest. The scene is being cleared on the interstate.
More information to come later.