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Driver reached speeds of 130 mph in multi-county chase that ended in Denver

Driver reaches speeds of 130 mph in multi-county chase
Posted at 9:51 AM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 11:51:08-04

DENVER — A driver lead multiple law enforcement agencies on a lengthy chase through multiple counties, reaching speeds of 130 mph, before surrendering to police in Denver.

The pursuit began around 12:15 a.m. or 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 25 in Larimer County before moving into Weld County, then Adams County and lastly, Denver.

Around the Berthoud area, troopers used spike strips to puncture the tires of the suspect vehicle, according to Denver7's Daryl Orr, who witnessed the move.

The driver continued south on I-25 with troopers and police in pursuit.

Law enforcement exited I-25 at Highway 52, thinking that was where the suspect exited.

Orr then spotted the vehicle at E. 120th Avenue and I-25 in Thornton and called police.

A trooper caught up with the vehicle at 58th Avenue and followed it to I-25 and Colorado Boulevard, where a fleet of Denver police officers were ready, Orr witnessed.

A police car bumped the vehicle at Yale Avenue and I-25, causing it to spin out and eventually stop.

A woman got out of the vehicle after about five minutes and surrendered to police.

It was not known why law enforcement began chasing the woman, but officers told Orr that speeds reached between 120 mph and 130 mph during the pursuit.