Suspect Fleeing From Police Struck On I-55

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Suspect being arrested on the ramp to Arsenal

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Police were chasing a suspect southbound on I-55 when he decided to stop his car and get out. He jumped the median and tried to cross northbound I-55 on foot when he was sideswiped or ran into a car traveling on the highway. The car that hit the suspect is stopped on the Arsenal ramp.

Police have the suspect in custody and have transported him to the hospital.

The man was wanted on outstanding felony warrants.

The highway was shut down as crews worked on clearing the scene.  It is now reopening.

The condition of the person struck is not known at this time.

More information will be posted as this story develops.

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