POLICE: Man hits five cars on 34-mile thruway chase

RIPLEY, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Pennsylvania man is facing a number of charges after State Police say he led them on a chase down the 90, and hit five cars along the way.

Police responded to a property damage accident at the Ripley Toll Barrier around 8:20 Saturday evening.  When they got there, they say 32-year-old Kevin Bichard had left the scene, and was trying to escape police.  Police found his car and tried to pull him over.  They say he refused to pull over and started a chase.

Bichard drove for 34 miles on the 90 Eastbound, and hit a number of cars.  Police say no one was hurt along the way, and that Bichard's car was finally stopped.  He was taken into custody.  He's charged with Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer, Possession of Marijuana, Criminal Mischief and Reckless Endangerment among other charges.  He was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail.

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