(UPDATE 1:43 p.m. 1/15/2017) The driver of the vehicle involved in a police chase near Higginsville  has been identified. 

According to an arrest report, 48 year old Flinten E Otis of Rolla, Mo., was arrested for nine charges including Felony evading, driving while revoked, and driving while intoxicated. Otis is being held on a 24 hour hold at the Lafayette County Jail. 

HIGGINSVILLE, Mo., — Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed a police chase that happened in Higginsville this morning. There was a short vehicle pursuit on Highway 20 and Business 13 near Higginsville.

At 10:21 a.m., a routine traffic stop was attempted, but the driver failed to yield and a pursuit occurred. Traffic spikes were used and the driver was taken into custody without incident.

The identity of the driver has not been released.