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Man charged after high-speed chase that ended with crash into Bettendorf motel Saturday

A vehicle crashed into a Bettendorf motel Saturday morning.
Published: Jul. 31, 2021 at 9:05 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2021 at 6:33 AM CDT
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BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - A man is facing several charges after leading police on a high-speed chase and ending with a crash into the back of the City Center Motel in Bettendorf Saturday morning.

According to Bettendorf Police Dept., Tramaine R. Wilson, age 25, was traveling eastbound on State St./U.S. 67 when he lost control of his vehicle, collided with a street lamp, and crashed into the west side of the motel.

Bettendorf Police say after crashing, Wilson left the scene and walked onto the old I-74 eastbound ramp. Officers located Wilson, where according to a release, gave commands to stop walking, show hands and get on the ground.

According to Bettendorf Police, Wilson did not comply and officers then deployed tasers. He was taken into custody and given medical assistance. Wilson was then transported to a hospital for injuries sustained from the motor vehicle accident.

Wilson was then transported to the Scott County jail.

Iowa State Patrol filed charges regarding the driving and accident, which include criminal mischief in the first-degree, failure to maintain control of vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident, OWI, and reckless driving.

Bettendorf Fire Rescue, Davenport Fire, and Bettendorf Police were among some of the responding agencies.

An ambulance and MidAmerican Energy also responded to the scene.

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