Suspect leads police on chase

Suspect leads police on chase

SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Sharp County man has been arrested for leading police on a high-speed chase on Highway 167 Wednesday morning.

According to Sheriff Mark Counts, the unidentified suspect drove recklessly through an area where the Ash Flat police chief was directing traffic.

The suspect then led police on a chase that ended north of Batesville near the Northside Fire Department when state troopers arrested the suspect.

The Ash Flat police chief directed traffic near the scene of an accident in which a semi-truck driver lost a load of metal. Police were directing traffic as a crane picked up the debris.

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