Man arrested after car chase

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - Meridian police were involved in a chase around 7:30 Saturday evening.

Police say it started on B St. when an officer tried to pull someone over. Police chased the suspect down Highway 11/80 before turning onto Old Homestead Road where, police say the driver jumped out of the vehicle.

The Meridian Police Dept. along with the Marion Police Department and the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department all took part in the arrest of the driver. No word on the possible charges he is facing.

Police say speeds reached upwards of 80 miles per hour.