ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Police are searching for a suspect who fled after slamming into several parked vehicles in north St. Louis Thursday night.
Police said two vehicles going eastbound in the 5000 block of Dr. Martin Luther King drove through a checkpoint going more than 80 miles per hour.
Authorities said one of the vehicles lost control and struck eight parked vehicle.
Police said the driver fled the scene on foot, leaving a firearm in the vehicle that was later recovered from police.
Dr. Martin Luther King was closed between Academy and Kingshighway during a search for the suspect.