Tulsa Police: Driver Gets Away After High-Speed Pursuit

Monday, August 23rd 2021, 6:24 am
By: Cal Day

TULSA, Oklahoma -

Tulsa Police say the driver of a Dodge Charger got away after leading officers on a high-speed pursuit. Officers said they first noticed the car drag racing with another vehicle shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night near Apache and North Harvard.

Police said the two cars were reaching speeds of 80 mph in a posted 45 mph area. Officers said both cars pulled into a driveway near East 36th Street North and Harvard.

Once officers got close, an orange Dodge Charger reversed and took off, according to Tulsa Police. Officers said the chase continued all the way to Highway 11 and the driver reached a maximum speed of 150 MPH.

Police said the driver exited onto Apache and the driver reached speeds of up to 120 mph. Tulsa Police decided to end the pursuit for the safety of the public.

Officers said the suspect got away. Police have not said if the other car involved in the drag racing was found.