A 13-year-old woman led Nebraska troopers on a high-speed chase for almost 20 minutes earlier than authorities had been capable of cease the automobile and take her and an 11-year-old passenger into custody, Nebraska State Patrol stated.
Troopers noticed the Nissan Pathfinder Monday evening touring at roughly 35 miles per hour on Interstate 80 close to Kearney and tried a site visitors cease, a information launch said. A spokesperson stated the automobile was touring underneath the posted minimal pace restrict, which prompted the cease.
The teenager driver allegedly accelerated and fled troopers “at a excessive charge of pace,” in line with the discharge. In the course of the pursuit, the automobile reached speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour.
Authorities used cease sticks to sluggish the automobile down. The teenager allegedly exited the interstate however continued the pursuit at a slower pace.
“A short while later, the trooper was capable of efficiently carry out a tactical automobile intervention to deliver the automobile to a cease,” Nebraska State Patrol stated.
The complete chase lasted about 16 minutes.
The teenager driver and the 11-year-old boy, from Colorado, had been taken into custody with out additional incident and positioned in protecting custody, the company stated. Troopers searched the automobile and situated a firearm and a small quantity of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, in line with the information launch.
The motive force was cited for flight to keep away from arrest, willful reckless driving, carrying a hid weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia and quite a few site visitors violations, the spokesperson stated.
The passenger was cited for carrying a hid weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Austin Mullen contributed.