Yesterday, shortly before 5:00 pm, The Indiana State Police at Versailles received a call from the Indianapolis Metro Police Department that a reported stolen vehicle was south bound on Interstate #65 near Seymour.
The vehicle, a maroon Chrysler 200, was stolen from a car lot in Indianapolis when it was not returned during a test drive.
Troopers from the Sellersburg and Versailles State Police Posts located the vehicle at a gas station in Austin, (Exit #34).
When troopers attempted to stop the car, it fled from troopers back south bound on Interstate #65.
As the vehicle was fleeing, it struck another vehicle, causing minor damage. While troopers and officers from other agencies pursued the vehicle south on the Interstate, the driver was able to avoid five sets of stop sticks and speeds reached a maximum of up to 140 miles per hour.
Near the 14.8 Mile Marker in Clark County, troopers, other officers and a Good Samaritan box truck, were able to trap the stolen vehicle in and force it to a stop.
Marty S. Clark, 30, from Indianapolis, was arrested and transported to the Scott County Jail where he was charged with Possession of a Stolen Vehicle; Resisting Police by Fleeing in a Vehicle; Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Crash and Reckless Driving.
Marty S. Clark allegedly stole the vehicle so he could get to Florida.