COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – A police pursuit started in Collinsville, Illinois early Tuesday morning after a car sped away from a traffic stop.
Multiple agencies chased it southbound on I-55 and across the Martin Luther King Bridge. The chase then went westbound on I-44. During the chase, officers used spike strips to pop the car’s tires. The man and woman inside finally bailed out along I-44 near the Madison Street exit in Downtown St. Louis.
After a short foot chase police used a canine to track them down and take them into custody.
FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene. FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.