YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A police chase involving a moped from Coitsville to Youngstown ended with a crash, police said.
According to Coitsville police, the chase started near the intersection of McCartney Road and Woodland Avenue in Coitsville. Officers attempted to pull the suspect over for suspicion of driving while impaired.
Officials say the low-speed chase traveled all the way to the intersection of East Indianola and Rush Boulevard in Youngstown.
Police said the driver of the moped crashed around 3 a.m.
According to a Coitsville police Chief Michael Morris, the driver, Trenton Nored, was trying to conceal a gun in his pant leg when it went off.
Nored was taken to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown for reportedly minor injuries sustained during the crash.
Nored is charged with felonious assault, resisting arrest, carrying a concealed weapon, having weapons under disability, OVI and possession of marijuana.
He’s scheduled to appear in Campbell Municipal Court Friday morning for his arraignment.