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Saturday, November 20, 2010

CSW BREAKING: High-Speed KC-MO Chase of Intoxicated Driver Ends in Crash in KC-KS

A KC-MO North Zone police officer saw and gave chase to the driver of "a red Cadillac SUV (Esplanade)" from southbound U.S. 169/Broadway Extention near Missouri 9 highway around 7:30 p.m. Saturday night.

The Caddy's driver reportedly struck two other vehicles travelling south on U.S. 169 near the Downtown airport and continued south across the Broadway bridge to westbound I-70 in the northwest Downtown KC-MO loop.

At speeds reported from "90" to 100 m.p.h.- the chase went west on I-70- then the driver exited onto U.S. 24/40 and Minnesota then north on 5th Street in KC-KS.

The driver turned around and went back south- and attemped to enter eastbound I-70 when he crashed at about 4th Street and Armstrong at 7:37 p.m..

The reportedly intoxicated male driver was taken into custody- while the red Cadillac burst into flames.

The driver's injuries were reportedly minor- and other KC-MO cops couldn't find the other 2 vehicles that were struck near the Downtown airport.

The Cadillac Esplanade was destroyed in the fire.

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