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The escaped inmate who allegedly stole and crashed an ambulance has been identified.

Craig Allen Martisko, 45, of Granville, West Virginia, is currently undergoing evaluation at Ruby Memorial Hospital and has numerous pending charges, according to a Morgantown press release.

Martisko had been in the custody of the West Virginia Department of Corrections North Central Regional Jail when he was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital for treatment, according to the release.

When NCRJ came to pick him up from treatment, he allegedly escaped the prisoner transport van and stole a Fayette County, West Virginia, ambulance while in handcuffs.

The suspect allegedly collided with a Star City Ambulance, several cars, fixed objects in the area and finally crashed into a utility pole, according to the release. The suspect was found at the 2700 building of Chateau Royale allegedly attempting to break into an apartment.

The Morgantown Police Department K-9 unit detained Martisko on Friday.

There were no injuries as a result of this incident, according to the release. Property damage costs have not yet been determined.