RIDGE, Md. (AP) — St. Mary’s County police have arrested a man who fled from officers while under the influence of alcohol.

Police say 40-year-old Michael Anthony Green has been charged with driving while intoxicated, driving on a suspended license and other charges.

Police say officers received a call reporting a car wreck near Ridge, Maryland on Saturday morning and that the driver was “passed out.” An officer responded to the scene and spoke to Green, who provided a fake name. Police say the officer smelled alcohol and asked Green to step out of the car and he fled. A chase ensued but tire deflation devices successful disabled the car.

Police say Green still refused to leave the car and was forcibly extracted. He was taken to a local hospital with a facial injury.

(Copyright 2016 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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