Seattle Detectives Follow Stolen SUV Into Everett-WSP Pursuit Ends In Crash

February 23, 2018

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A WSP K9 unit blocked in the stolen SUV after it crashed.

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Both driver’s side tires were flattened during the chase.

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The ramp from I-5 was closed for about an hour and a half.

Friday afternoon plainclothes detectives with Seattle Police followed a stolen SUV from north Seattle down I-5 toward Everett.

Around 3 PM, with assistance from Washington State Patrol they tried to stop the vehicle northbound I-5 in heavy traffic. The stolen SUV did not stop.

Marked WSP units gave chase past 41st street. A trooper used a spike strip to pop the tires on the SUV along the shoulder of I-5 approaching Marine View Drive.

The SUV took the exit, lost control and ran into a guard rail at the bottom of the ramp.

A WSP K9 vehicle blocked the SUV which tried to reverse into their rig before the driver and a passenger surrendered to troopers and Seattle cops. Both had warrants.

The ramp from northbound I-5 to East Marine View drive was closed by police as they investigated the crash.

The ramp reopened shortly before 5:00 PM. There were no injuries.



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