UPDATED: Chase in Youngstown ends with crash, one in custody - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

UPDATED: Chase in Youngstown ends with crash, one in custody

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Police have a man in custody after a car chase that began in Youngstown led police through Campbell and ended after the car wrecked and a suspect was arrested.

Michael Gibson fled from police after a traffic stop at E. Ravenwood Avenue and Rush Boulevard in the city.

Gibson allegedly tried to hit two police officers before he led Youngstown police on a four-mile car chase that ended in Coitsville where he crashed his vehicle on state Route 289 near state Route 616.

The pursuit continued on foot when Gibson abandoned his vehicle and jumped in a nearby gully where police apprehended him by the railroad tracks.

When asked by a 21 News reporter why he tried to run from police, Gibson said he had numerous warrants and just wanted to make it home to his child.

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