MHP looking for fugitive after traffic stop

MERIDIAN, Miss (WTOK) - State troopers are looking for a suspect who got out of his car and fled on foot during a traffic stop on highway 45 in the Clarkdale community.

It happened around 8 PM when a trooper pulled a driver over near Mathis Produce. The driver got out of his car and ran across four lanes of traffic and disappeared into the neighborhood behind Mathis produce.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing blue hoodie and blue dickey work pants and black boots. We'll update this story when we get new information.