UNIONTOWN (KDKA) – A motorcyclist was arrested following a high-speed chase in Fayette County Sunday afternoon.
According to police, the incident started on West Main Street in Uniontown City around 1:30 p.m.READ MORE: Kung Fu Kicks Off April 7
Initially, officers attempted to pull over John Burkland, 60, of Lamont Furnace, for a traffic violation. However, Burkland took off and led police on a chase through Uniontown City and onto Connellsville Street.READ MORE: FAN N'ATION: Returning April 17
During the chase, Burkland passed vehicles in excess of 120 mph. The chase ended when he crashed into a Pennsylvania State Police cruiser at the intersection of Connellsville Street and Starlite Road.
Burkland suffered minor injuries and was taken to Uniontown Hospital for treatment.MORE NEWS: THE CW NETWORK, TBS AND TNT GIVE PROMOTIONAL BOOST TO NEW SERIES “KUNG FU” AND “WIPEOUT”
He is facing several charges including, fleeing or eluding police.