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Man arrested after fleeing police, crashing vehicle

Posted at 6:02 AM, Feb 14, 2016

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A man is in custody after he crashed his vehicle and tried running away from police early Sunday morning.

Battle Creek Police attempted to stop a vehicle near Lincoln Hills and Eastway around 2:20 a.m.

Police said the driver of the vehicle tried to flee but crashed into a pole, then continued to drive for several miles. Michigan State Police later joined the pursuit.

The driver was later arrested after crashing his vehicle into a cornfield.

The suspect was treated for minor injuries and was arrested.

Several officers were also treated for minor injuries from the accident.