ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Part of Interstate 270 in Adams County was closed Wednesday afternoon after a chase and two crashes, one involving an Adams County Sheriff’s deputy. The lanes were reopened at around 3:30 p.m.

The situation started with a call about a possibly stolen vehicle at Valley High Motel.

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Sheriff’s officials say the suspect backed into a deputy at the motel and then left the scene. Other deputies chased the suspect. The sheriff’s office says the deputy will be okay.

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Officials say the suspect drove on the eastbound shoulder of the interstate and hit a civilian’s car. No injuries were reported.

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The suspect is now in custody.

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Danielle Chavira