BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Police say they have captured the driver who led them on a high speed chase on Friday afternoon.
Officers had been trying to pull over a vehicle that had a wanted fugitive inside in Brighton when the driver took off.READ MORE: Worker Installing Sewage Line Killed After Trench Collapses, Trapping Man in Rising Water
The chase went east from there on County Road 3 and up Interstate 76 to County Road 52 in Hudson. That’s where it ended after the suspects’ car crashed into a ditch.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Police arrested the passenger, but the driver got away.
He is identified as Cesar Irreza, and is now in custody.MORE NEWS: Oh Baby! Roxborough Family Visits West Metro Firefighters After Unusual Birth
Police say Irreza stole two more vehicles while he was on the run.