Driver crashes into deputy's cruiser during chase in Caldwell County

Driver crashes into deputy's cruiser during chase, officials say

CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A Caldwell County deputy’s cruiser was struck Thursday during a 10-mile chase in the Foothills, officials said.

The chase ended at the driver's home on Blair Road in the Ellendale community.

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Miguel Arroyo was charged with not having an operator’s license, failure to yield, hit-and-run and felony speeding to elude.

He is locked up in the Alexander County jail under a $20,000 bond.

The deputy, who was not seriously injured, continued to pursue the car after the collision.

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