Police chase on I-65 leads to one arrest

Morgan County Deputies say at times, speeds reached up to more than 100 miles per hour.

Posted: Aug. 10, 2018 8:07 AM
Updated: Aug. 10, 2018 12:36 PM

Around 5:30 Friday morning, Priceville Police spotted a driver speeding on I-65.

Police tried to pull the driver over but he sped off, heading southbound on I-65. 

As the chase continued, the Morgan County Sheriff's Deputies and Hartselle Police joined in to try to stop the driver.

Morgan County Deputies say at times, the chase reached more than 100 miles per hour. 

Deputies worked with Falkville Police to throw down strip spikes near Exit 318. 

Once the driver was stopped, he was arrested and put into a Morgan County Sheriff's vehicle.

Deputies say once the driver was put in the back seat of the patrol car, he kicked out the back seat window on the driver side.

Right now, its unclear what charges the driver will face. 

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