Man Flees Police after High-Speed Chase

Meridian, Miss. Meridian police officers were involved in a high-speed chase on a busy stretch of road Saturday night.

The chase ended about 9 p.m. at the intersection of Poplar Springs Drive and 27th Street. Police say one black male, wearing all black, fled the vehicle on foot after what started as a routine traffic stop. During the chase, speeds reached as high as 70 miles per hour on Poplar Springs Drive.

Four other people were in the car.