Semi driver leads police on 5-mile chase after refusing to stop

Police suspect alcohol was factor

INDIANAPOLIS - The driver of a tractor-trailer led police on a chase Monday evening.

Indiana State Police tried to pull the truck over on Interstate 70 near Sam Jones Expressway because it was driving erratically, but the driver kept going, police said.

Police chased the truck toward downtown. The chase ended at the south split, where police used stop sticks to stop the semi.

Police said the driver will face a number of charges, and they believe alcohol was a factor.

Police have not released the driver's identity.

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