DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A police chase briefly crossed an Iowa bike race’s path Sunday, according to law enforcement.
The chase started after a state trooper tried to pull over a driver in northwestern Iowa’s Buena Vista County, The Des Moines Register reported.
Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Alex Dinkla told the newspaper that the driver took off on a gravel road after the trooper smelled marijuana in the car.
The driver briefly crossed the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa route south as it fled.
Another trooper set a trap to deflate the car’s tires, which caused the car to flip and hit a tree in front of a home.
The driver bailed before the car rolled and was arrested, Dinkla said.
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