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Man wanted in Norman high-speed police chase

NORMAN, OK – A man is wanted by Oklahoma Highway Patrol following a high-speed police chase that caused a car accident yesterday morning.

News 9 reports that the incident began when officials attempted to stop the suspect for speeding near the intersection of Robinson and Interstate 35. The driver then fled down the interstate, reaching speeds of more than 100 mph.

The chase led a person driving a Mercedes to have an accident on 12th Street.

The chase ended around 7 a.m. when the driver damaged his tires while driving over the median and onto a service road.

The suspect fled the scene on foot.

The case is still under investigation at this time.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving a vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

Man arrested after pursuit with OKC police

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A man was arrested after a pursuit with police ended with him crashing his car into an unoccupied home Tuesday night, according to Oklahoma’s News4.

At 9:50 p.m. an Oklahoma County Sheriff’s deputy and an OKC police officer initiated a traffic stop on 30-year-old Kendrick Jarvis, after noticing him making an illegal lane change on I-40.

After requesting his driver’s license, Jarvis took off.

Police pursued him for a short time. The pursuit ended at S. Portland Avenue when Jarvis lost control of his vehicle and crashed into an occupied house.

Jarvis fled the scene of the accident but was arrested soon after.

Jarvis was taken to the hospital, then booked on complaints of malicious injury and destruction of property, eluding police, driving with a suspended license, unsafe lane change, and leaving the scene of an accident.

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Pickup truck flips over during high-speed chase near Oklahoma City

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MCLOUD, OK. –  The McLoud Police Department and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol were involved in a high-speed chase on Interstate 40 near Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon.

According to News 4, the driver was identified as 43-year-old Floyd Douglas. Both Douglas and an unidentified male passenger were arrested after they led police on a wild chase on westbound I-40. A highway patrolman executed a pit maneuver that sent the truck into a barrier, causing it to roll over, but the suspects continued driving for several more miles until they were finally apprehended.

It is not yet known what led to the chase. We will continue to monitor this story for any further details.

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