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.

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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.

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Police arrested the passenger, but the driver got away.

He is identified as Cesar Irreza, and is now in custody.

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Police say Irreza stole two more vehicles while he was on the run.