Pursuit of Stolen Vehicle Ends With Collision Involving 4 Law Enforcement Vehicles

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – A police pursuit of a man in a stolen vehicle ended with a collision involving four law enforcement vehicles and an arrest on Wednesday.

At approximately 6:15 a.m., Marshall County deputies, the Iowa State Patrol and Jasper County deputies were all engaged in a pursuit of a man driving a stolen vehicle out of Marshalltown that was traveling southbound on Highway 14.

Authorities say the suspect proceeded to turn east on County Road F17 from Highway 224. At the intersection of E. 116th Street North and F17, the suspect slammed on his brakes intentionally, causing a collision and damage to four law enforcement vehicles.

The driver of the stolen vehicle was identified as Kirk Williams, 29, of Marshalltown. He was operating the stolen vehicle on a suspended license.

Williams is charged with those offenses, assault with a deadly weapon and numerous other traffic charges.