Riley County Police released more information on a pursuit involving Jason Fisher of Marysville. According to the police report at approximately 7 p.m. a pickup driven by Ben Kautz was stopped for a traffic violation. Kautz was arrested for driving under the influence. Police determined both passengers in the vehicle were under the influence of alcohol. It was also discovered Jason Fisher, a passenger at that time, had a revoked driver’s license
Officers made arrangements with Fisher and Mayer to secure the vehicle and get a ride from a friend.
Shortly after 9 p.m. A Riley County Police Officer returned to the area. As the officer approached the truck the vehicle began to move. The officer stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Jason Fisher and passenger Misty Mayor in the 8000 of Tuttle Creek Blvd. According to the officer Fisher became belligerent and refused to exit the vehicle. Fisher engaged in a brief physical altercation with the officer but managed to stay in the vehicle and put it into gear. Fisher fled at a high rate of speed until losing control and rolling the truck in the 13100 block of Walnut Creek Road, Riley County.
Fisher was unrestrained in the vehicle and received serious internal injuries. He was transported to Mercy Hospital but was later flown to Topeka for care. Mayor was restrained in the vehicle and received some lacerations; she was treated at Mercy Hospital.
Due to Fisher’s condition he has not been arrested; however, Charges of Aggravated Battery, Flee and Attempt to Elude Police, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Reckless Driving, and Driving while license is Revoked will be filed with the Riley County Attorneys’ Office, additional charges are also pending and under investigation: