Late-night chase on I-44 ends in arrest

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– One driver has been arrested following a Saturday night chase that spanned from Lawrence to Greene County.

At 9:56 p.m., Missouri State Highway Patrol received calls about a tractor-trailer driving carelessly and imprudently Eastbound on I-44 from Lawrence County.

A highway patrol officer observed the driving and attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to yield. Highway patrol then began pursuit.

At the 89.6 mile marker, the tractor-trailer was disabled after running over tire deflation devices. The driver was then taken into custody without incident.

No further details have been made available at this time.

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