High Speed Chase Ends In Crash
CREATED Aug. 9, 2013
Near Crescent, IA - A high speed chase comes to a crashing end near Crescent, Iowa.
Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Mike Wesack tells KMTV Action 3 News that the early morning chase reached speeds of 130 miles per hour.
It all started Thursday night around 11:40 p.m. in Valley, Iowa when two men are accused of robbing a convenience store.
The suspects took off. Sheriff's deputies and state troopers along the interstate were on the lookout for their car.
Just after midnight, the driver hit some stop sticks at the I-680/I-29 interchange near Crescent.
The car flipped and took out a light pole.
The passenger, partially ejected from the car, is at an Omaha hospital with critical injuries.
Medics took the driver to the hospital in Council Bluffs with a possible broken leg.
Sergeant Wesack says the driver had several warrants.
Three agencies were involved in the chase, including Cass County Sheriff's deputies, Iowa State Patrol troopers and Pott County Sheriff's deputies.