INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One man has been arrested after a chase and a pair of crashes on the city’s northeast side.
Indiana State Police arrested a man following a chase that ended near 82nd Street and Castleway Drive in Castleton.
According to ISP, a trooper sitting stationary on I-69 was using license plate reading technology that alerted him to a person wanted for robbery. The trooper caught up with the vehicle as it exited I-69 onto 82nd Street and initiated a traffic stop with another officer that was in the area. When the troopers exited their vehicles, the suspect took off. The chase then began on westbound 82nd Street.
ISP said the suspect rear-ended a vehicle at Castleway Drive, then bailed out of the vehicle. His vehicle continued to roll and struck a second vehicle. Troopers quickly caught up with the suspect on foot and arrested him.
He has been identified as 20-year-old Munajj Siddeeq of Fishers. He was transported to a hospital after complaining of pain. Investigators believe Siddeeq was under the influence of drugs at the time. He faces preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement, resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, leaving the scene of a crash with injury, leaving the scene of a property damage crash and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.