Police chase ends with suspect in hospital

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 18, 2013 at 7:20 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 19 at 12:40 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)--  An investigation is underway, stemming from an accident that occurred just before 6 p.m. Wednesday near Norene Lane in Louisville.

LMPD reported that an officer spotted a suspect that was wanted for a warrant, then a pursuit began.

Eventually, the suspect lost control of the vehicle and the SUV rolled.  The suspect was transported to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries to his leg.

The suspect was identified as Michael Brown.  He is now facing charges of DUI, wanton endagerment, receiving stolen property and disregarding a traffic control device.

The arresting officer suffered minor injuries and is expected to be fine.

According to police, the man was wanted for a burglary warrant and was identified after the officer ran the license plate number.  The driver began driving erratically once police started following. 

 

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