Fairbanks man arrested after fleeing from Troopers

A Fairbanks man is in jail after running from Alaska State Troopers and crashing his vehicle.

42-year-old Edward Smagge is charged with Felony eluding, Felony DUI, and Violating conditions of Release.

According to a release, Smagge was reported to be driving intoxicated on University Avenue.

Troopers responded to the area and Smagge reportedly fled the scene, later crashing his vehicle on Chena Ridge Road.

Smagge then fled the scene on foot into the woods where he was later apprehended and taken to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital where he was treated for injuries.

He is due to be arraigned in Fairbanks District Court tomorrow.