SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Western Mass News is learning that a Chicopee driver has been arrested following Friday's crash on I-91 south.

Traffic was blocked off for hours and multiple cars were involved.

Officials are confirming that one driver hit several other vehicles in the midst of a high-speed chase trying to evade police, even putting a pregnant woman's life in danger.

Police tell Western Mass News that troopers tried to pull over 20-year-old Nathan Ricardo-Davila when they found he was driving with attached license plates not registered to the Chevy Cavalier he was driving.

This began on Route 391 near Exit 3.

They say Davila refused to stop and drove away quickly, heading towards Route 91 south.

As troopers pursued him, police say Davila pulled into the breakdown lane, trying to bypass other traffic.

They say he hit four other drivers before coming to a stop near Exit 8.

Davila then reportedly resisted arrest, but was eventually taken into custody and brought to Baystate.

Fire officials confirm to Western Mass News this afternoon that a pregnant passenger of Davila's Cavalier was extracted from the damaged car and brought to Baystate as well.

Davilia is facing ten charges, including attaching plates, driving an unregistered car, and reckless operation.

Police tell us he has four outstanding warrants.

Western Mass News went to court this afternoon to see if Davila had been arraigned.

We're told the judge has not seen his case yet.

State Police say several other drivers, who had their cars hit, were also brought to Baystate with minor injuries.

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