Fond Du Lac Hit And Run Suspect Arrested Following Pursuit With BDPD

(Beaver Dam) A hit and run suspect from Fond du Lac County was taken into custody following a pursuit with Beaver Dam police Friday. Just before 3pm, the Beaver Dam Police Department received report of a vehicle that was pursued shortly by Fond du Lac authorities for a hit and run accident causing injury. The suspected vehicle was later spotted on Highway 151 and a high risk traffic stop was attempted on the exit ramp to Highway 33. After initially stopping, the vehicle fled westbound on Park Avenue into the city. Police chased the vehicle as it headed southbound on 151. The pursuit continued into Columbia County where a sheriff’s deputy was able to successfully deploy a tire deflation device. The vehicle continued until it drove off into the median of 151. The driver was arrested at the scene. The initial incident remains under investigation.