CONTINUING COVERAGE: FLOODS OF 2016

Chase Ends When SUV Slams Into Boom Lift

 

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DES MOINES, Iowa –A construction worker and two passengers are recovering after a police chase ended in a crash Thursday.

Police say they tired to pull over Broc Petithory, 27, for a traffic stop but he refused and ran through several traffic lights.

The chase ended at SW 9th and Tuttle Street when Petithory crashed into a boom lift at a construction site.

They say Petithory jumped out and ran off but was eventually arrested. Two passengers in the car were taken to the hospital to be treated.

Police say a construction worker near the boom lift was also taken to the hospital to be checked out.

Petithory faces a list of charges including driving under a suspected license, leaving the scene of the accident and possession of methamphetamine.