RV Crashes After Leading Police On Wild Chase In OKC

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 9:53 pm
By: News 9

A large recreational vehicle crashed on the Kilpatrick Turnpike after leading Oklahoma City police on a chase, Thursday night.

The chase started near on Interstate 40, near Rockwell. Police say the suspect, who was driving a large white RV, had felony drug warrants out for his arrest.  

Oklahoma City Police tell News 9 police went out to the RV park near I-40 and Council Rd. to serve three felony warrants on 30-year-old Richard Parver, when he and a female fled in the RV.

The chase lasted over 30 minutes, winding around the metro. The RV ran over several stop sticks before finally crashing out and catching fire on the Kilpatrick Turnpike, near County Line Rd.

Two people were arrested at the scene. Their identities have not been released at this time. Investigators have not said if there was anything suspicious inside of the RV.

Authorities had to act fast to douse the flames due to a propane tank on the RV. No one was injured during the chase.

All eastbound lanes of the turnpike and one westbound lane were closed for 20 minutes while police worked the scene.