WILLISTON, ND (KXNET) — A 34-year-old Williston man was arrested Sunday morning after fleeing police in both a vehicle and foot chase.
According to the Williams County Sheriff’s Office, the man was driving west on Highway 2, exceeding speeds of 100 mph and driving recklessly across the center median, posing a significant danger to oncoming traffic.
While crossing the median, the driver collided with a Williams County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle and then into an unoccupied building. He then exited the vehicle and fled on foot.
Sheriff’s deputies then chased down the man and took him into custody, arresting him on the following charges:
- Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine)
- Leaving the scene of an accident involving damage to a motor vehicle
- Driving under suspicion
- Reckless endangerment (2 counts)
- Fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer
As well as citations for:
- Driving the wrong way on a one way
- Reckless driving
- Failing to use traffic signal
- Speeding (106 mph in a 55 mph)
- Failure to yield to an emergency vehicle
- Fleeing on foot
The man is currently being held in the Williams County Correctional Center. The Sheriff’s Office reports no major injuries occurred as a result of the incident.