Driver tried to hit police car during chase in Sauget; police arrest 3 near nightclub

Three people were arrested early Monday morning after a police chase that started in Alorton and ended in Sauget.

Alorton police attempted a traffic stop, KMOV reported, but the truck did not stop and police followed the vehicle to Illinois 3. Police told KMOV the driver attempted to hit at least one police vehicle during the pursuit.

The driver lost control at about 12:30 a.m. Monday and went into a grassy area near Pop’s Nightclub, according to the KMOV report.

Police were not immediately available for comment Monday morning.

Mary Cooley: 618-239-2535, @MaryCooleyBND