Driver crashes into train while running from Michigan State Police troopers

A driver crashed into a train while running from Michigan State Police troopers Monday night in Saginaw.

Police said they tried to stop a vehicle that was registered to a felon who had warrants around 10:15 p.m. in the area of 12th and Annesley streets. 

The driver fled and was chased by police until he crashed into a moving train near 17th and Janes streets. The vehicle was dragged by the train for a short distance.

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The 50-year-old Saginaw man driving suffered minor injuries, and was treated at a hospital before being taken to jail.

Police said they found a stolen handgun and suspected crack cocaine in the vehicle.

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The man was arrested on several outstanding felony warrants, felony weapons charges, possession of suspected crack cocaine, resisting and obstructing arrest and fleeing and eluding.