One man is in custody after a high-speed chase starting in Wintersville and ending in Mingo Junction.
21-year-old Steven Hill allegedly led police on a chase, causing one officer to wreck his cruiser on County Road 26.
When police caught up with Hill, he was hiding in his sister's bed in a home at 105 Montwell Avenue in Mingo Junction.
Police say the vehicle was in the garage and Hill removed the license plate and hid it, and shed his clothes.
Police say the whole incident started after Hill ran a stop sign.
Officers from Mingo Junction, Wintersville, Steubenville and the Ohio State Highway Patrol all assisted in the chase.
Officials say he will be charged with a stop sign violation as well as fleeing and eluding. More charges may be added later.
A Wintersville police cruiser has crashed during a high-speed chase in Jefferson County Friday morning.
Police are in pursuit of a Honda Civic on County Road 77 headed toward Mingo Junction.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol and Wintersville Police Department are still chasing the vehicle.
Stay with wtrf.com for updates as we receive them.