A 23-year-old Ypsilanti man was arrested after fleeing a traffic stop then striking another car, according to the Michigan State Police via the Detroit News.
Troopers with the Special Enforcement Section, Hometown Security Team pulled the driver over near Interstate 94 and Rawsonville Road in Belleville at about 11:10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, for speeding and failing to signal, authorities said in a statement.
When troopers asked for the man’s license, "he become verbally non-complaint then fled the scene," the release said.
The driver then exited to Huron from westbound I-94 and "ran the red light at the top of the ramp, colliding with a vehicle" heading north, state police said.
The occupants in the second vehicle, a 33-year-old woman and her 4-year-old son, were taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The Ypsilanti man was treated for minor injuries and taken into custody.
Troopers searching his vehicle also found two pounds of marijuana in a backpack, the Michigan State Police reported.
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