Naked wrong-way semi driver in custody after running from police

Wrong-way semi driver on I-44 allegedly hit car then abandoned vehicle (KTUL)

Police say a semi was seen driving the wrong way on Interstate 44, hitting a vehicle near 51st Street and Harvard Avenue before stopping in front of the Riverspirit Casino.

According to police, the driver abandoned the vehicle and wandered into a nearby neighborhood.

The suspect was found walking around naked and was taken into custody, but the suspect broke free from the EMSA gurney and ran from police.

He was chased down and taken back into custody.

At least one officer suffered a minor injury, a cut to his leg as he chased after the suspect.

Injuries from the accident at 51st and Harvard are unknown at this time.

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