The crash happened on the Millvale Road at around 9:20pm.
Bucksport Police say they tried pulling the car over for speeding, but the driver sped away from the officers.
The brief chase ended when the car crashed and caught fire.
The driver then reportedly ran into the woods.
A police dog was called in to search for him overnight. The man was found about 2:30 Thursday morning.
There has been no word yet if charges will be filed. The name of the suspect has not yet been released.