Two arrested after Missoula County high-speed chase

Posted at 1:01 PM, Dec 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-09 15:01:52-05

Two arrested after Missoula County high-speed chase map

MISSOULA – Two people were arrested after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase for roughly 30 miles along Montana Highway 200 on Saturday.

A Missoula County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to stop a vehicle at approximately 3:51 p.m. near West Riverside.

The vehicle did not stop and a pursuit began on Highway 200 with speeds reaching 95 miles per hour. The vehicle also swerved into oncoming traffic.

Other vehicles were damaged and authorities worked to protect people on the road. The vehicle eventually hit spikes and stopped on Montana Highway 83 near mile marker 1.

Five people were in the car and two were taken into custody. Their names have not yet been released.

We will update you with any new information.

-Reported by Mark Thorsell/MTN News