Trooper and suspect fall over ledge during police chase

MSP trooper and suspect fall nearly 35 feet after a police chase.

A Michigan State Police trooper and a suspect are in stable condition after a police pursuit late Friday.

Michigan State Police say Friday around 11:20p.m. troopers tried to pull over a vehicle for defective equipment.

The vehicle sped away and led police on a chase that ended at 675 Kochville Road.

Troopers used stop sticks to stop the vehicle.

The driver of the car got out of the vehicle and climbed over the overpass.

A trooper grabbed the suspect and the two fell over a ledge about 30 feet below.

The trooper and suspect were taken to a hospital where they were listed in stable condition.

Police say the suspect is a 41-year-old from Standish who was on probation for alcohol charges.