May 18, 2022
By News Director Jared Atha
A pursuit that reached speeds of 120 mph ended in a crash Monday afternoon in Geary in Blaine Co.
Authorities said the chase started after law enforcement tried to pull over a speeding driver in Watonga. The pursuit lasted about 20 minutes.
The chase started in Watonga when deputies clocked a driver going 120 miles per hour and then refused to pull over.
According to authorities, at one point the driver drove through a construction zone with workers present. The driver knocked down all the cones, but officials said no workers were injured.
Authorities said the driver then tried to negotiate a turn on a gravel road, causing the vehicle to roll over.
A female passenger called 911 during the chase and said a 5-year-old child was in the vehicle. Authorities said the child was in a booster seat and was not injured.
Law enforcement detained a man driving the vehicle and the female passenger.
Charges are pending.
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