Nude driver arrested after police chase in Terre Haute

Police: Man hit squad car

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - A nude motorist was arrested after crashing his car into a squad car during a police chase across the city of Terre Haute, police said.

James August Hartmann, 58, was arrested Thursday on preliminary charges that include public indecency, drunken driving and resisting law enforcement.

The Tribune-Star reports that police sought out Hartmann after a delivery driver reported that a nude man had exposed himself from within his car.

   Terre Haute police say Hartmann then drove off, leading police on a pursuit that ended when he crashed his vehicle into a police car in the parking lot of Terre Haute South Vigo High School.

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