Schoolcraft man caught after eluding police

A 31-year-old Schoolcraft man was arrested and faces multiple charges after he was stopped for a speeding violation Sunday in Colon Township.

According to a department media release, a trooper on patrol in the area of Colon Road and Orla Engle Road in Colon Township clocked the man traveling in excess of 100 miles per hour. After losing sight of the vehicle, the trooper terminated the pursuit.

A second trooper who was responding to the area, located the vehicle still traveling more than 100 miles per hour.

The trooper attempted a traffic stop and the vehicle fled a second time. The driver headed west, and eventually lost control of his vehicle and crashed, overturning multiple times before he fled on foot.

He was located in a field in the 51000 block of Hutchinson Road in Park Township. The suspect faces multiple felonies, including fleeing and eluding third degree, and third offense operating while impaired.

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