Motorcyclist Crashes After Leading Police On Chase Through OKC

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 1:05 am
By: News 9

A motorcyclist was hospitalized late Wednesday night after leading police on a chase through Oklahoma City and crashing into a cable barrier.

An OKC Police officer attempted to stop the motorcycle on a traffic-related offense on I-44 near NW 23rd St just after 10:30 p.m. The driver failed to stop and initiated a high-speed chase down I-44. The chase ended on I-44 near Penn. after police backed off due to dangerous speeds of over 100 mph.

The motorcyclist, described as a male in his early 30s, continued at the high speed until crashing into a cable barrier on I-44 near Broadway Extension. Drugs and a large amount of cash were found in the motorcyclist's backpack.

Police say that the motorcyclist is not expected to survive his injuries. His identity has not been released.

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