Police pursuit ends in crash, driver flees on foot


SAUGET, Ill.- The Illinois State Police were involved in a pursuit overnight.

According to police, officers spotted a man asleep at the wheel stopped at some railroad tracks in Sauget. When they woke him up they spotted a gun in his lap.

The driver sped away and the officers followed. About a mile and a half down the road the driver lost control and crashed. He then ran into a wooded area.

That person is still being sought.

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