Howland police: Officer, suspect hurt after car chase

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At some point, the man who led the chase rammed a police cruiser, officers said

HOWLAND, Ohio (WYTV) – In Trumbull County, a man and two police officer were taken to the hospital after a chase Wednesday evening.

Officers said it started in Howland, where they tried pulling over a vehicle around 4:30 p.m.

At some point, the man who led the chase rammed a Howland police cruiser on North Road.

The chase ended on Victoria Street SW in Warren, where the man was arrested after getting out of the car.

A police report states that the chase lasted nearly 15 minutes and reached speeds around 100 mph.

The driver, 31-year-old Maurice Lamont Cox, is charged with failure to comply, driving under suspension and felonious assault.

He and the officer driving the cruiser were taken to the hospital, along with another officer who broke his ankle after stepping into a hole, according to the police report.

The report says Cox complained that he couldn’t breathe.

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