Woman's car hit during police chase

WICHITA, Kan. - A man is in jail on several charges after a short police chase early Friday. 

Wichita police tried to contact a man in a truck who had been reported as suspicious, near 53rd and Meridian, around 1:30 a.m. Police say he drove off when officers approached, and hit an SUV with a woman and child inside. Both were taken to a hospital and treated for injuries that are described as non-life-threatening. 

Police say a 36-year-old man was caught in the area after trying to run on foot. He was booked into jail for felony evade and elude, two counts of aggravated battery, DUI,  and two counts of hit and run.  

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