Driver arrested after allegedly traveling 120 mph on Toll Road
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. -- A man from Minnesota was arrested on the Indiana Toll Road Wednesday night following a high speed pursuit, according to Indiana State Police.
Around 9:20 p.m., two troopers spotted a Mustang traveling at a high rate of speed at the 96 mile marker, reports said.
Police said radar showed the Mustang traveling at over 120 mph in a 70 mph zone.
When both troopers, in their patrol cars with lights and sirens, caught up to the Mustang, the driver shut off his lights for a short period of time, reports said.
The Mustang continued traveling in excess of 100 mph with the troopers in pursuit, police said.
The driver avoided a set of stop sticks deployed at the 84 mile marker in St. Joseph County.
At the 72 mile marker, the Mustang drove over the stop sticks and the tires were deflated, reports said.
The Mustang came to a stop on the right shoulder near the 71 mile marker.
The driver, 25-year-old Musab Alhussein, was taken into custody.
Alhussein told troopers he did not stop because he thought the troopers wanted to race.
Alhussein is facing preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, resisting law enforcement, and reckless driving and also received several citations for moving violations.