Civilians Help Stop Wild High-Speed Chase After Suspect Crashes In SE OKC

Friday, September 20th 2019, 5:55 pm
By: News 9

A man on a motorcycle has crashed following a wild police chase across Oklahoma City Friday. 

 According to reports, this started as a routine traffic stop, when the suspect took off. 

The chase spanned across the OKC- metro for over half an hour, with speeds reaching over 100 mph. 

The suspect, identified as William Butkus, ran red lights and split traffic as Jim Gardner and Bob Mills SkyNews 9 flew overhead. 

The chase ended when a civilian vehicle blocked the road, and the suspect bailed off the bike and slid into the vehicle. 

Butkus was transported from the scene to a local hospital. 

Police said after Butkus is released from the hospital, he will face multiple charges, including felony eluding. 

Stay with News 9 for updates. 

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