80-year-old man hit officer's car, drove away, St. Cloud police say

Roads closed as police investigate

Published On: Mar 11 2013 12:29:28 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 01 2013 04:41:49 PM EST
ST. CLOUD, Fla. -

St. Cloud police have arrested an 80-year-old man who they say struck a police vehicle and drove away.

Police have charged Dallas G. Kelsey with fleeing the scene of a traffic crash in Friday's incident.

Police said he struck the officer's patrol vehicle on 5th Street and Old Canoe Creek Road while the officer was responding to another call just after 2 p.m. Friday. He was later found at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in St. Cloud.

No injuries were reported.

As a result, the following intersections are closed for an undetermined amount of time: 13th Street (SR500) at Old Canoe Creek Road – Northbound traffic is closed; 5th Street and Old Canoe Creek Road (all directions of travel closed); entrance/exit to Wal-Mart (located 4400 14th Street) side entrance/exit at 5th Street and Old Canoe Creek Road.

The crash is still under investigation. Check back for more information.