Columbia Man Arrested After Hitting Playground Equipment With Vehicle

A Columbia man is facing multiple charges after an arrest yesterday (Tuesday) where he is accused taking police on a vehicle and foot chase and hitting some playground equipment.

According to police an officer saw a vehicle with no front license plate, and tried a traffic stop when a pursuit began.

The driver is said to have fled on foot from the Lakewood Apartments at 204 Old 63 North.

The vehicle hit some playground equipment, however no person was hit.

Officers arrested 26 year old Lamont Boone.

The man complained of pain and fainting and was taken to a local hospital where he was found to have no injuries according to police.

Boone was then taken to the Boone County Jail.