Police Arrest Wanted Fugitive

JAMES MCCLAINSPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police arrested a wanted fugitive after a hit and run Saturday.

Police say they tried to stop a car going the wrong way on Pioneer Parkway at about midnight. The driver wouldn’t pull over and a pursuit started.

The chase went on to Highway 126 westbound and near the Valley River exit before the driver lost control and slid into a guardrail.

The driver still wouldn’t pull over, but officials caught up with him near Irving Road.

Officers learned that 39-year-old James McClain was a wanted fugitive out of Arkansas. He was taken into custody.

A passenger in the car was released without charges.

McClain is lodged in the Lane County Jail facing multiple charges including Hit and Run and Fugitive from Justice.

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