SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) – One man is behind bars this morning after fleeing the scene of an accident in Springfield.
53-year-old Roberto Peralas was involved in an accident on Main Street just before 3 o’clock this morning.
Springfield Police chased Peralas onto State Street where he was stopped and subsequently arrested. He now faces several charges including fleeing the scene of a personal injury accident, operating under the influence, assault with a motor vehicle, risk of injury to a child, assault on a police officer, and resisting arrest.
The occupants of the other car suffered some injuries, but did not require hospitalization.