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Chippewa Valley chase ends in Lake Hallie, driver in custody

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(WQOW) - Eau Claire police were led on a chase Tuesday afternoon. The driver is now in custody.

According to Officer Josh Miller, a call came in of somebody driving erratically on and around 53 near Wisco's Bar & Eatery. Officers attempted a traffic stop, but the driver fled.

Officer Miller said a pursuit ensued. Shortly after, a 911 call came in from the unwilling passenger of that vehicle. The pursuit continued and ended in Lake Hallie. The driver is in custody.

The chase is still under investigation.

Video courtesy of Paul Anthony

Shannon Hoyt

Shannon Hoyt started out as an intern in August 2017, moving to a full-time multi-media journalist and weekend anchor before becoming Daybreak anchor and now our 6 and 10 p.m. co-anchor.

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