Man Who Ran Into Traffic Identified

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

We now know the name of a man who ran into traffic after trying to outrun the law.

State Troopers tell NewsWest 9, they pulled over 30-year-old Jerry Don Armstrong on Friday night after they suspected he had drugs.

Officials searched the vehicle and did find drugs.

That's when they say Armstrong ran into traffic and was hit by a Dodge truck.

Armstrong was airlifted to Medical Center Hospital and is currently listed in good condition.

Troopers said that Armstrong is facing drug charges along with an evading arrest charge.