Subject surrenders after I-35 chase, crash

Ponca City Now - January 19, 2016 9:36 am

DAVIS, Okla. (AP) – Interstate 35 in southern Oklahoma has reopened after being closed following a standoff with a driver who crashed while being chased by police.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the interstate reopened near Davis shortly after 7 a.m. after being shut down for about 3 1/2 hours Tuesday morning.

Police say the chase began about 2:30 a.m. in Norman when police tried to stop the vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver then led officers on the chase for about an hour before crashing the vehicle. The driver then refused to leave the wreckage for nearly two hours before finally surrendering about 6 a.m.

The driver’s name and condition were not immediately released.

 

Latest Stories

UPDATE: WEA Emergency Evacuation Alert on February 27, 2024

Kay County, Oklahoma- On 02/27/2024 at or around 7:30pm local time, Newkirk Fire Department and Kay...

Ponca City Police Department Seeking Help Identifying Suspect

The Ponca City Police Department is seeking assistance from the community in identifying a suspect involved...

Fly-In Breakfast at the Ponca City Airport

The Fly-In Breakfast at the Ponca City Airport sponsored by the Ponca City Aviation Foundation is...