Man Crashes Into House and Attempts to Fight and Bite Officers

The Fort Madison Police Department arrived on scene at 1715 48th St after a report about a vehicle striking a residence.

Upon arrival, the driver of the vehicle fought with officers and then attempted to bite them. The man, identified as Chadlin Smith of Burlington, was placed in handcuffs and a wrap system to protect law enforcement officers, himself, and prevent injury.

Smith was transported to Southeast Regional Medical Center and treated for possible injuries. There were no signs of intoxication, however he did complain that his head hurt, and he was vomiting. After reexamination, it is thought that Chadlin Smith possibly had a seizure while driving, resulting in damage to the house.

Damage estimate of the house is $15,000.