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One person arrested after trying to flee police in Grand Rapids

The driver tried to flee from officers that were attempting a traffic stop and ended up crashing into a pole.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One person is in police custody after trying to flee officers that were attempting to do a traffic stop. 

According to the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD) it happened around 1:30 a.m. on Monday in the area of Madison Avenue SE and Alger Street SE. 

GRPD said officers were attempting a traffic stop in the area when the driver took off. 

The driver crashed into a pole at Eastern Avenue SE and Alger Street SE. That person suffered minor injuries and was arrested at the scene. 

It's not yet know if the driver will face charges. 

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