Police pursuit ends with crash into railroad signal

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CASEYVILLE, IL (KTVI) – A police pursuit ends with a crash into a railroad signal and a man charged with driving under the influence. Caseyville Illinois police say around 4 am Saturday, Samuel Mitchell was speeding on north 89th Street and failed to pull over for an officer.  A chase ensued that ended when Mitchell left the road and crashed into a railroad crossing on East O’Fallon Drive.

Mitchell tried to flee the scene, but was captured after a brief foot chase.

Two passengers in his car suffered minor injuries.