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      Two wanted men hurt after crashing stolen car during high-speed chase

      Emergency crews load Clint Loveall, 34, of Albia, Iowa, onto a medical helicopter to be flown to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

      UPDATED: August 8 at 9:45 p.m.

      The two men accused of leading Schuyler County authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen car Wednesday evening both have a history of run-ins with the law.

      David Mullin Junior, 32, of Kirksville is facing new charges of second-degree assault and tampering with a motor vehicle in connection with Wednesday night's crash east of Queen City.

      He is being held in the Adair County Jail on $35,000 cash only bond.

      Mullin was a Kirksville Police Department "Fugitive of the Week" last month when he was wanted for escape from custody in Appanoose County.

      In early July, he pleaded guilty to first-degree arson, also in Appanoose County.

      Mullin is scheduled to be sentenced for that on September 3, 2013.

      The other suspect, Clint Loveall, 34, of Albia, Iowa, had also been charged with escape from custody in Appanoose County.

      Back in April 2013, Loveall was arrested in Ottumwa and charged with attempted murder in connection with a stabbing at the Royal Rest Motel in Ottumwa.

      At 5 p.m. Wednesday, the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office received information on the possible whereabouts of Loveall and Mullin, two felons wanted in Iowa.

      Sheriff Josh Dole told KTVO that Chief Deputy Joshua Mathes was driving on Highway 63 in Queen City around 5:45 p.m. when he spotted the stolen car that fit the description of the one the two men were thought to be riding in.

      Mathes recognized Mullin as the driver.

      According to Dole, Mathes turned around and began the pursuit.

      He said Mullin turned east onto Route E, and the chase reached speeds to up to 90 miles per hour before he wrecked, leaving the roadway and slamming into a utility pole about 8.5 miles east of Queen City.

      ??At that time, Chief Deputy Mathes contacted myself and explained his location,?? said Dole. ??The fact that Route E is a secondary road with no cities/towns and minimal traffic, I informed Chief Deputy Mathes to continue pursuit of the individuals pursuant to the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office Pursuit Policy.??

      Mullin was treated for his injuries and released to authorities.

      Loveall has not yet been charged with any additional crimes in connection with Wednesday's chain of events.

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      The driver of the car, David Mullin, 32, was treated and released at University Hospital in Columbia. He is currently being held in the Adair County Jail, for Schuyler County authorities, charged with with second-degree assault and tampering with a motor vehicle. He is being held on $35,000 cash only bond.

      The passenger is identified as Clint Loveall, 34, of Albia, Iowa. He is currently listed in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.We spoke with Schulyer County Sheriff Josh Dole Thursday afternoon, and he explained why his department decided to continue pursuit of Mullin's vehicle."Chief Deputy Mathes contacted myself and explained his location. The fact that Route E is a secondary road with no cities or towns and minimal traffic, I informed Chief Deputy Mathes to continue pursuit of the individuals pursuant to the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office pursuit policy."During the chase, Mullin's vehicle reached speeds of 90 mph. Mullin lost control of the vehicle about eight miles east of Queen City, Mo. and crashed.------------------------------------------------------------------------

      Two men wanted on southeast Iowa warrants are hospitalized after wrecking a stolen car during a high-speed chase in Schuyler County, Missouri Wednesday evening.

      The crash happened just before 6 p.m. when the driver, identified as David Mullin of Kirksville, lost control of the car eight miles east of Queen City on Route E.

      The car struck a utility pole, snapping it in half, before coming to rest in a ditch next to the road.

      Schuyler County Sheriff Josh Dole told KTVO Chief Deputy Josh Mathes began the pursuit in Queen City at approximately 5:45 p.m. after spotting the stolen car from Henry County, Iowa.

      Dole joined the pursuit a short time later.

      He said as he and Mathes approached the wrecked car, they told the two men to put their hands just in case they might be armed, but neither raised his hands.

      The passenger was unresponsive.

      Mullin eventually did raise his hands.

      Mullin was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville and then transferred to University Hospital in Columbia, where he was still being evaluated in the emergency room as of 9:45 p.m. Wednesday.

      The passenger, who had to be cut free from the wreckage, was airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

      The trooper at the scene told KTVO both men had serious injuries.

      Route E was blocked for about an hour-and-a-half until the scene could be cleared.

      The name of the passenger is not yet being released.

      Sheriff Dole said the two men were wanted on a number of warrants.

      He said the two left the Iowa Residential Treatment Center in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa without permission.

      Click here to see raw footage from the scene of the crash.