Man fleeing DPS at 100 MPH hits 2 cars on Loop 202 off-ramp, per DPS

James Glen Hook.jpg
Posted at 11:14 AM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-29 14:14:33-04

MESA, AZ — A man allegedly fled DPS at 100 MPH and hit two cars while driving the wrong way on the Loop 202 off-ramp in East Mesa.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety reports that on May 21 a trooper clocked James Glen Hook, 48, driving 81 MPH in a 65 MPH zone on US 60 near Crismon Road.

Hook allegedly refused to stop and increased his speed to about 100 MPH before going the wrong way on a SR 202 off-ramp. Hook then collided with two other vehicles.

DPS says the other drivers reported no serious injuries, however, Hook sustained a broken arm and cuts to his head.

DPS say they found 15 grams of meth in his car along with a meth pipe.

Court records say another meth pipe and a snort tube were discovered at the hospital in Hook's possession.

Hook has been charged with unlawful flight and multiple counts of aggravated assault.