2 arrested after Missoula Co. high speed chase

Posted at 10:30 AM, Dec 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-10 12:30:55-05

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    MISSOULA (Mark R Thorsell) — Two people are behind bars after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase for roughly 30 miles along Montana Highway 200.

A Missoula County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to stop a vehicle at approximately 3:51 pm near West Riverside.

The vehicle did not stop and a pursuit began on Highway 200 with speeds reaching 95 mph and the vehicle was swerving into oncoming traffic.

Other vehicles were damaged and authorities worked to protect others on the road. The vehicle eventually hit spikes and stopped on Montana Highway 83 near mile marker 1.

Five people were in the car and two were taken into custody.

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