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Suspect arrested after crashing through fence at Salt Lake City airport, chase ended on tarmac

This Monday, April 27, 2015 booking photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff shows Leo Greene, 39, of Salt Lake City. Greene has been arrested after crashing through a fence and sprinting from police onto a runway at the Salt Lake City airport early Monday, April 27, 2015. The 8-minute chase started on a public road near Salt Lake City International when an airport police officer tried to stop a car with its bumper dragging. The car took off, crashing through the fence lines and onto the tarmac area. The car then crashed into another fence and Greene jumped out and ran before being arrested. (Salt Lake County Sheriff via AP)

This Monday, April 27, 2015 booking photo provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff shows Leo Greene, 39, of Salt Lake City. Greene has been arrested after crashing through a fence and sprinting from police onto a runway at the Salt Lake City airport early Monday, April 27, 2015. The 8-minute chase started on a public road near Salt Lake City International when an airport police officer tried to stop a car with its bumper dragging. The car took off, crashing through the fence lines and onto the tarmac area. The car then crashed into another fence and Greene jumped out and ran before being arrested. (Salt Lake County Sheriff via AP)  (The Associated Press)

A man has been arrested after crashing through a fence and sprinting onto a runway at the Salt Lake City airport early Monday.

Authorities say 39-year-old Leo Greene of Salt Lake City is facing charges, including driving under the influence, fleeing and resisting arrest.

The 8-minute chase started on a public road near the airport at 3 a.m.

An airport police officer tried to stop a car with its bumper dragging, but the car took off, crashing through the fence lines and onto the tarmac area.

Authorities say Greene was arrested after a short foot chase.

He suffered minor injuries and is being treated in a hospital before being taken to the Salt Lake county jail.

It wasn't immediately clear whether Greene had a lawyer for comment on the charges.