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High Speed Chase South Of Richmond

Sports Car Takes Off, Drives On Shoulders

March 07, 2019 - 4:54 pm

Chesterfield, Va. ( -  Virginia State Police say an unidentified driver is in custody after a high speed chase along I-95 and I-85.  State Police say at approximately 10:37 a.m., a Trooper observed a Maserati recklessly changing lanes while traveling south on I-95 in Chesterfield County. The trooper attempted to stop the vehicle.

According to police, the Maserati pulled off to the shoulder near Willis Road. As the trooper approached the vehicle on foot, the Maserati pulled off and sped away, and the trooper gave chase.

The pursuit, according to Troopers, continued south on I-95 with the Maserati passing vehicles on the shoulder and reaching excessive speeds.  State police deployed stinger spike strips across the southbound lanes of I-85 at the Alberta Scales in Brunswick County, which flattened the Maserati's tires and brought the vehicle to a stop.  The driver was arrested there without incident.

Charges are pending.  There were no injuries.