Fairfield police: Emil Stuck arrested for driving at more than 100 mph, crashing into tree

Authorities say they initially spotted 23-year old Emil Stuck driving more than 100 mph in the emergency lane on I-95 before he got off at

Stuck has been charged with reckless driving, evading responsibility and interfering with an officer.

Stuck has been charged with reckless driving, evading responsibility and interfering with an officer. (6/6/13)

SOUTHPORT - A Wallingford man is out on bail Thursday evening following a high-speed chase and crash in Fairfield.

Authorities say they initially spotted 23-year old Emil Stuck driving more than 100 mph in the emergency lane on I-95 before he got off at exit 20, lost control of his car and slammed into a tree at 257 Bronson Road. He then allegedly got out his vehicle, fled the scene and hid under a porch until he was finally arrested.

A passenger was injured in the car and was taken to St. Vincent's Medical Center. His condition is unknown.

Stuck has been charged with reckless driving, evading responsibility and interfering with an officer. 

For more from the crash scene, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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