Man clings to truck during police chase

April 28, 2009 1:07:20 PM PDT
Police say they've arrested a man who stole a trailerless semi and led them on a 50-mile chase down a Georgia interstate with the semi's owner clinging to the back. Capt. Jason Bolton with the Henry County police department says authorities believe the man carjacked the truck in Union City just south of Atlanta. Bolton says county authorities helped chase the truck as it barreled down Interstate 75 with the truck's owner sitting on the back.

TV helicopter footage showed the owner jumping off the back of the truck and into the middle of the interstate Tuesday afternoon as the truck slowed down in Monroe County. When the truck stopped, armed officers surrounded it and broke through the windows before pulling the driver out and wrestling him to the ground.

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