Kanawha County man arrested after early morning pursuit

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UPDATE (8/13/19 11:53 am):

A man has been arrested for fleeing wreckless indifference after he was pulled over on motorcycle for DUI suspicion.

The pursuit began in Dunbar and ended on Hunter Drive near the West Virginia Armory.

The driver wrecked and then was arrested and taken to the hospital.

He now awaits arraignment.

ORIGINAL (8/13/19 6:47 am):

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) – According to dispatchers the pursuit was reported shortly before 5 am this morning, August 13, 2019.

Law enforcement chased a motorcycle from Dunbar Avenue in Dunbar to Hunter Drive off Greenbrier Street in Charleston.

Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office and Charleston Police Department assisted the chase.

At this time there is no information pertaining to the cause of the pursuit, or what the suspect was arrested for.

Dunbar Police is handling the investigation.

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