2 arrested in manhunt after police chase ends in crash

After a high-speed chase, two men who fled on foot after a crash are now in the custody of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Published: May. 9, 2022 at 10:42 AM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Two suspects are in police custody after a leading authorities on a chase that ended in a crash.

According to Ohio State Highway Patrol, troopers from the Swanton post tried to pull over a speeding driver heading eastbound on the Ohio turnpike around 5:30 a.m. Monday morning. The driver kept going and led troopers on a chase until authorities deployed stop sticks, causing the car to crash on the turnpike near the I-75 overpass.

Two suspects inside the car ran away on foot and two others inside the car, a mother and child, were injured and taken to an area hospital for treatment.

OSHP said the suspects led authorities on a foot chase. Officials caught the first suspect shortly thereafter and eventually caught the second after a manhunt involving multiple law enforcement agencies as well as K9 officers.

The suspects’ identities have not yet been released.

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