A chase ended in a two-vehicle wreck and an arrest early Sunday morning in Wellman. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s office, an officer was in a chase with a Chevrolet Impala northbound on Highway 1 from the Highway 1/Highway 92 junction at approximately 12:28 a.m. The suspect’s car struck a vehicle at 5th Avenue and 4th Street in Wellman, the driver ran from the vehicle and was later located and taken into custody. One patient was taken by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospital.
Twenty-one-year-old Tyler Cameron Metcalf of Coal City, Illinois, was charged with felony eluding, speeding, assault on a peace officer with a dangerous weapon, open container, criminal mischief in the fifth degree, careless driving, reckless driving, and driving while revoked.