Authorities Chase Suspect Through 3 Oklahoma Counties

Tuesday, July 21st 2020, 5:13 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. -

A police pursuit that started in Tulsa ended in Coweta after spanning three counties overnight.

At last check, police said the suspect is still on the run.

Tulsa police said they tried to stop a truck near Utica and I-244 when the male driver took off. From there, the driver headed east bound on I-244 to I-44, entering Rogers County.

They said speeds reached over 100 miles per hour during the chase. The chase then started moving south on various county roads, and the driver entered Wagoner County.

Police said after the driver crossed Highway 51, he lost control and got out of the car to run.

Tulsa police used their helicopter to help locate the driver but didn't have any luck.

Officers said the truck ended up being stolen out of Muskogee and ended up being about 60 miles.

The chase involved officers from Tulsa, Coweta, and Wagoner County deputies.