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Olin driver injured after fleeing Marion police


A intoxicated driver who refused to pull over in a stolen car led police on a short pursuit before rolling the vehicle early Wednesday morning.

Michael Moman, 25, of Olin, was arrested Wednesday after he was released from Mercy Medical Center and taken to Linn County Jail in Cedar Rapids, according to the Marion Police Department.

Moman was charged with second-degree theft, second-offense operating while intoxicated, felony eluding, driving while license barred, operating a vehicle with no headlights, disobeying a traffic signal, disobeying a stop sign and failure to maintain control.

According to police, an officer tried to stop the vehicle Moman was driving around 1:04 a.m. Wednesday in Marion for driving without headlights.

Police say Moman refused to stop, and a pursuit ensued.

The pursuit came to an end when Moman lost control of the vehicle near the intersection of 8th Avenue and 31st Street. The vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in the Advanced Auto parking lot located at 3100 7th Avenue, according to police.

An ambulance took Moman to the hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released into police custody, according to reports.

The vehicle was found to have been stolen from a residence in Cedar Rapids, police said.

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