By Kevin Opsahl

Mail Tribune

MEDFORD, Ore. — A 75-year-old lady was arrested early Saturday morning after main police on a high-speed chase on Interstate 5 from Merlin to Ashland.

Josephine County Sheriff’s Workplace deputies clocked the automobile touring at 112 mph on the interstate close to Merlin simply earlier than midnight Friday. The driving force did not cease when deputies sounded their sirens, and when the lady handed into Jackson County, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Workplace took over the chase.

In the course of the pursuit, police spiked the lady’s tires no less than seven occasions, however she stored going, in accordance with a publish on the JCSO Fb web page. The lady drove with out tires from Central Level to exit 14 in Ashland. At that time, police used a Pursuit Intervention Method to cease the car.

The incident got here and went with out accidents, in accordance with the sheriff’s workplace.

“Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon did an incredible job coordinating the a number of companies resulting in a profitable and protected decision of the pursuit,” the publish acknowledged.

The sheriff’s workplace additionally credited Oregon State Police, in addition to Rogue River, Central Level, Medford, Phoenix, Expertise and Ashland officers with helping with the incident.

The sheriff’s workplace didn’t instantly launch the lady’s title.

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