Minnesota man arrested in multi-car wreck

MOORHEAD, N.D. - A Minnesota man was arrested Wednesday morning following a high-speed chase that led to a multi-vehicle wreck.

Eighteen-year-old Abdifatah Mohamud Jama of Moorhead was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Reckless Endangerment and Fleeing Law Enforcement, according to a news release by North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Troopers say the chase began at 8:10 a.m. when NDHP tried stopping Jama's car.

A trooper saw the vehicle traveling eastbound on I-94 going 83 mph in a 55 mph zone on mile marker 349.

When the trooper tried to stop Jama, he sped up to 95 mph and struck a vehicle near 25th St. in Fargo and didn't stop. The other motorist wasn't injured.

Troopers say Jama continued driving into Moorhead and exited I-94 at 8th St where he hit a Dodge Ram pickup, which caused a chain reaction involving five vehicles.

Jama was taken into custody.

Minnesota State Patrol assisted with the situation.