Police: Charleston man injured in DWI crash trying to flee traffic stop

Published: Aug. 3, 2013 at 4:56 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2013 at 10:19 PM CDT
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SCOTT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A Charleston man was injured Saturday morning after state troopers say he tried to flee a traffic stop and lost control of his car.

It happened around 9:15 a.m. on Scott County Road 346, about 8/10 mile north of MO 77.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Jitwuan D. McCain, 29, tried to flee from a traffic stop, lost control of his car, drove off the right side of the road and hit a tree.

He was taken by EMS to a Cape Girardeau hospital with serious injuries.

McCain faces charges of driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle while license revoked, operating a motor vehicle over posted speed limit and misdemeanor fleeing.

He was also ticked for not wearing a seat belt.

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