The OPP say they've taken a man into custody, after he tried to flee from a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada early this morning.

Officers were called after a report of a stolen pickup truck around 5:30 a.m., but after hitting a number of vehicles -- including a police cruiser -- the suspect lost control of the vehicle near Dinorwic.

After about five hours, the suspect was located with help of the K-9 unit, the Emergency Response Team. Officers from the Dryden OPP detachment and the Technical Traffic Collision Investigators are following up. 

The name of the suspect has not yet been released.

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