Suspect drives through accident scene, hits patrol cruisers during pursuit

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RICHFIELD, Ohio-- A chase along Interstate 77 lasted for miles Thursday afternoon.

The pursuit began at about 1 p.m. in Fairlawn, but soon headed north on the highway. Police said the suspect drove through an accident scene and even crashed into two Ohio State Highway Patrol vehicles.

Eventually, the driver got out of the car and ran into a wooded area, where he was arrested.

Traffic was backed up on I-77 near Brecksville Road, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Bath Township and Copley police were also involved.

Why the chase started is not known at this time.

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