Police: Man leads officers on high-speed chase with woman and child in car

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Middleburg Heights police said a man lead them on a high-speed chase after they tried to make a traffic stop.

Police tried to stop the car around 12:30 a.m. Monday.

Officers said that's when the car drove out of the city traveling east on Interstate 480 and then north on State Route 176.

Officers said the chase reached speeds of up to 100 mph.

The car crashed after exiting State Route 176 at West 14th Street in Cleveland. Police said the car just missed hitting a light pole.

A man inside the car tried to run from police. He was captured a short time later on Clark Avenue. Cleveland police used a K-9 officer to help find the suspect and to look for evidence.

Police said a woman and child were also in the car. Their relationship to the driver, whose name was not released, was unknown.

The driver was taken into custody by Middleburg Heights police.