Dashcam video shows teen leading police on 100 mph high-speed chase
LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE/Gray News) - Authorities in Texas say a teenager has been arrested after leading police on a dangerous high-speed chase.
KTRE reports that 17-year-old Kevin Olalde was taken into custody early Tuesday morning by Lufkin police after speeding and crashing a Ford Mustang.
Police shared dashcam video of the incident that they say shows Olalde ignoring their commands to stop after taking off during a traffic stop.
Lufkin police said the chase reached speeds of more than 100 mph with the 17-year-old driver using multiple travel lanes at high rates of speed.
According to authorities, they were able to use a spike strip on the vehicle’s tires, but the driver continued speeding.
Eventually, Olalde ended up losing control of the vehicle and rolled several times before coming to a stop. A passenger was ejected in the crash as he was not wearing a seatbelt.
The underage passenger was checked at a hospital before being released to his parents, police said.
Authorities said Olalde was booked into the Angelina County Jail. He is facing charges of felony resisting arrest with a vehicle and possession of marijuana.
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