SWANSEA, Il (KMOV.com) -- A 19-year-old sent police on a wild chase Monday morning that started in Swansea. Police pulled the man over on Highway 161 for a traffic violation.
When police got out to ticket him, the driver took off and hit a police car in the process. The driver then drove toward Fairview Heights where police stopped him with stop sticks.
The officer was not injured. Charges are pending.