Two Arrested Following Two Overnight Police Chases

Friday, July 6th 2007, 6:18 am
By: News On 6

A police chase overnight in Tulsa ends with the recovery of a stolen car. Just before 2 a.m. Friday, a Tulsa Police officer southbound on U.S. Highway 75 tried to stop two cars, a Lincoln and a Dodge Intrepid. The officer ended up chasing the Dodge, which drove into an apartment complex near 61st and Union.

A 14-year-old boy jumped out of the car as car rolled into a building. Tulsa Police captured the teenager. The teen was later released into the custody of his mother with several citations. Tulsa Police are still looking for the Lincoln.

Earlier, Tulsa Police were attempted to stop a motorcyclist when the cyclist took off at speeds more than 100 m.p.h. The rider ended up clipping a car near 41st and Memorial and crashing. The motorcyclist went to a Tulsa hospital with a broken foot. The suspect now faces possible DUI charges. Two women in the car that was clipped were not hurt.

And just before 1 a.m. Friday, a single car accident on U.S. Highway 412 sent one man to a Tulsa hospital. It happened near West 65th Street. The driver told Tulsa Police he swerved to miss something in the roadway and lost control of his car.