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Police: Man tased after cutting self, running from vehicle holding knife

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View from MoDOT camera at I-64 and Oakland Monday (Credit: MoDOT) View from MoDOT camera at I-64 and Oakland Monday (Credit: MoDOT)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Officers tased a man who ran from a vehicle on eastbound Interstate 64 near McCausland Monday.

According to police, the man and a woman were inside a vehicle when he began cutting himself with a knife around 12 p.m. When the woman attempted to stop him, the vehicle crashed.

After the crash, the man ran from the vehicle.

When police arrived to the crash scene and saw the man, he allegedly refused to drop the knife, at which time officers tased him.

The man was then taken into custody and to the hospital for treatment.

The left lane of the roadway is closed while crews investigate.

The investigation is ongoing.

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