Indiana (AP) — A 37-year-old Michigan City, Indiana, woman has been arrested after leading police on a 40-mile chase through three counties.
State police say Sunday that the woman was stopped late Saturday night in northwestern Indiana’s Gary for a minor traffic offense, but refused to give a trooper her real name.READ MORE: Body Found In Red Cedar River Identified As Brendan Santo, MSU Police Say
She later sped off, striking a Gary police officer who suffered minor leg injuries. Police pursued her car south on Interstate 65 through Lake, Newton and Jasper counties at speeds reaching 120 mph.READ MORE: St. Clair Shores Councilman Wants To Save Obsolete Water Tower
The woman stopped after three of the car’s tires were deflated.
Police say she is being held in the Lake County Jail. She faces resisting arrest, reckless driving, battery causing injury and other charges.MORE NEWS: Michigan School District Makes Masks Mandatory After Community Vote
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