COLUMBUS — A 36-year-old suspect is being held by authorities after leading Columbus Police on a chase along U.S. Highway 81.
The pursuit began around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and ended within a few miles of the Highway 81-Highway 92 junction.
Police said the driver, whose name was not released, was detained and charges are pending after the subject is treated for self-inflicted injuries at a mental health facility.
The chase got underway near 17th Street and 33rd Avenue following a traffic violation, according to police. The suspect's vehicle eventually experienced mechanical problems and left the roadway.